Milwaukie jury: Pay elected officials more

From Clackamas Review:

Milwaukie city officials this month received a ruling from a Citizens Jury on Council Compensation calling for increased salaries for elected officials.

Milwaukie city councilors currently get a monthly stipend of $250, with the mayor receiving $300 a month. Milwaukie councilors each get a Microsoft Surface laptop, and the entire council has an annual budget of $9,500 for trainings, memberships and conferences.

Based on the 2007 to 2019 rate of inflation, the majority of 18 jury members recommended on Nov. 12 increasing the monthly stipend amount for the mayor to $369 and for council members to $307. Future biennial budgets would adjust the salaries based on inflation, according to the recommendation.

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