Published on 13 February 2017

Notice of intention to review Mayoral and Councillor allowances

Notice is hereby given under Section 74 and 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (‘Act’) that Glen Eira City Council is to undertake a review and determination Mayoral and Councillor allowances.

Notice is hereby given under Section 74 and 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (‘Act’) that Glen Eira City Council is to undertake a review and determination of the level of the Mayoral and Councillor allowances. Section 74(1) of the Act requires that a review of the Mayoral and Councillor allowances must take place within the period of six months after a general election or by the next 30 June, whichever is the later.

At an Ordinary Council Meeting held on Tuesday 7 February 2017, Council resolved to give notice of its intention to review and determine the level of the Mayoral and Councillor allowances as is prescribed by Section 74(1) of the Act.

For Glen Eira, the current allowance ranges and limits equate to the following amounts as advertised in the Victoria Government Gazette on 24 November 2016.

Councillor: $12,367–$29,630 plus 9.5 per cent superannuation

Mayoral: A maximum of $94,641 plus 9.5 per cent superannuation

All allowances are taxable. More detailed information on Mayoral and Councillor allowances can be found in the Council Minutes of 7 February 2017, which are available on Council’s website www.gleneira.vic.gov.au and at Council’s Service Centre.

Submissions must be made no later than 5pm on Tuesday 14 March 2017 being not less than 28 days after the date of publication of this public notice.

Submissions should be marked ‘Mayoral and Councillor Allowance Submission’ and addressed to:

Co-ordinator Councillor Business
Glen Eira City Council
PO Box 42
CAULFIELD SOUTH VIC 3162

Submissions may also be delivered to Council’s Service Centre, Glen Eira Town Hall, corner Hawthorn and Glen Eira Roads, Caulfield 3162. All submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Act.

Any person may make a written submission under Section 223 of the Act in relation to Council’s intention to review the Mayoral and Councillor allowances. Section 223 of the Act also states that a person making a submission is entitled to request in the submission that the person wishes to appear in person, or to be represented by a person specified in the submission before a meeting to be held on Thursday 23 March 2017 at 6.30pm in the Council Chamber, Glen Eira Town Hall, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield.

Submissions made in accordance with Section 223 of the Act are not confidential and will be incorporated in full (including all personal information) in the agenda and minutes of the Council Meeting at which they are considered and will be available on Council’s website as part of the relevant agenda and minutes of the meeting.

Rebecca McKenzie
Chief Executive Officer

Council Minutes — Tuesday 7 February 2017

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