Vancouver’s Salary Review Commission holding public meetings by telephone April 22 & 24

Both meetings are formal meetings with a public comment period

VANCOUVER — The city of Vancouver’s Citizens Commission on Mayor/City Council Salaries (a.k.a. Salary Review Commission) will hold two telephone public meetings at 9 a.m. Wed., April 22 and Fri., April 24.

Salary reviews are performed every other year to coincide with the city of Vancouver’s budget cycle. The commission is composed of seven community members who were appointed by the mayor and approved by Vancouver City Council. Photo by Mike Schultz
Salary reviews are performed every other year to coincide with the city of Vancouver’s budget cycle. The commission is composed of seven community members who were appointed by the mayor and approved by Vancouver City Council. Photo by Mike Schultz

Both meetings are formal meetings with a public comment period. In compliance with statewide social distancing requirements, the meetings will take place via conference call.

The public can listen to the meetings and participate in the public comment periods by calling 1-408-418-9388 when the meetings start. The access code for the April 22 meeting is 966 413 003. The access code for the April 24 meeting is 267 288 401.

The commission’s purpose is to study the relationship of salaries to the duties of the mayor and city council members and to set their salaries. The commission must file the schedule of salaries for the mayor and council members with the city clerk by May 1, 2020, for inclusion in the 2021-2022 city budget.

The Salary Review Commission was established by a city charter section approved by voters in 1994. Salary reviews are performed every other year to coincide with the city’s budget cycle. The commission is composed of seven community members who were appointed by the mayor and approved by Vancouver City Council.

For more information about the Salary Review Commission, including links to meeting agendas and minutes, visit www.cityofvancouver.us/src.                                                                          

Information provided by city of Vancouver.

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