The purpose of the salary commission is to set the salaries of the Mayor and City Council Members of the City of West Richland.  The goal of the salary commission is to base salaries of elected officials on realistic standards so that the elected officials may be paid according to the duties of their offices and so that citizens of the highest quality may be attracted to public service. The salary commission shall have the duty, at such intervals as determined by the commission, to review the salaries paid by the City to each elected City official.

The salary commission will meet in the second year of the city’s biennial budget period during the months of August or September or as necessary to conduct the business entrusted to the commission by this ordinance.

Members of the Salary Commission:

Mark Hanneman
Greg McDowell
Robert Perkes
Luis Ojeda
Vacant position

 


Information for 2020 Salary Commission Meetings:

Meeting Packets:
Agenda and Meeting Packet for September 10, 2020 meeting
Agenda and Meeting Packet for September 17, 2020 meeting
Agenda and Meeting Packet for October 1, 2020 meeting

Meeting Minutes:
09-10-20 Minutes
09-17-20 Minutes
10-01-20 Minutes- Draft

Adopted Elected Officials Salary Schedule- Adopted October 1, 2020

Audio Recording of Salary Commission Meetings:

September 10, 2020- Did not record- recording malfunction
September 17, 2020
October 1, 2020


Information from 2018 Salary Commission Meetings:

Meeting packets:
Agenda and meeting packet for September 20, 2018 meeting
Agenda and meeting packet for September 26, 2018 meeting
Agenda and meeting packet for October 4, 2018 meeting
Agenda and meeting packet for October 10, 2018 meeting

Meeting minutes:
09-20-18 Minutes
09-26-18 Minutes
10-04-18 Minutes
10-10-18 Minutes

Adopted Elected Officials Salary Schedule - Adopted October 10, 2018

Information from 2016 Salary Commission Meetings:

Meeting packets:
Link to meeting packet for 9-13-16
Link to meeting packet for 9-20-16
Link to meeting packet for 10-07-16
Link to meeting packet for 10-18-16

Meeting minutes:
Minutes of September 13, 2016 Salary Commission Meeting
Minutes of September 20, 2016 Salary Commission meeting
Minutes of October 7, 2016 Salary Commission Meeting.
Minutes of October 18, 2016

Audio Recording of Salary Commission Meetings:
September 13, 2016
September 20, 2016 (missing last 16 minutes – equipment failure)
October 7, 2016
October 18, 2016

Adopted Elected Officials Salary Schedule