Public Invited to Weigh in on Mayor and Council Salaries
The Kirkland Salary Commission is holding a meeting on September 15, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber to receive public input and discuss possible adjustments to the salaries of the Mayor and Councilmembers. The Salary Commission is made up of three residents who are appointed for staggered terms by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council.
The current salary for the Mayor is $1,457 per month and the current salary for Councilmembers is $1,144 per month.
Public comment may be given at the meeting or may be submitted in writing to: Salary Commission c/o City Attorney’s Office at 123 Fifth Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033 or email Kevin Raymond prior to 5:00 p.m. on September 15, 2016. If the Salary Commission elects to change the salaries of the Mayor and City Councilmembers, it files the salary adjustment with the City Clerk and the adjustment automatically becomes effective.