New remuneration policy approved for Rocky town council

By rdnewsNOW staff
January 10, 2019 - 4:01pm

New remuneration rates have been approved for members of Rocky Mountain House Town Council.

This week, Council reviewed recommendations from Town committee members regarding remuneration changes in response to federal income tax changes.

Council adopted a new remuneration policy incorporating the majority of committee’s recommendations.

Under the new policy, council remuneration rates as of Jan. 1, 2019 are as follows:

Mayor - $ 2,900.00 monthly honoraria
Councillors - $ 1,200.00 monthly honoraria
Deputy Mayor – additional $100 monthly honoraria

Per diem rates for approved Town activities:
$155.00 per day - less than 4 hours
$240.00 per day - four (4) hours or more in duration
$330.00 per day - AUMA, RMA and FCM Conferences or when the combined time of two or more meetings is eight hours or greater.

Mayor Tammy Burke said, “It’s a financial commitment members are taking to participate and they should be equally financially compensated to sit through a meeting.”

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