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(A) The monthly salary of each Council member shall be $950 per month until January 1, 2019, at which time it shall be $969 per month until January 1, 2020, at which time it shall be $988 per month, and the monthly salary for the Mayor shall be $1425 per month until January 1, 2019, at which time it shall be $1454 per month until January 1, 2020, at which time it shall be $1483 per month.
(B) The salary schedule referred to in division (A) of this section is established on the basis that the offices of Mayor and Council member in this city are part-time positions. The Mayor and/or Council members are sometimes required to attend municipal functions or to take time from their regular employment to perform services beneficial to the city. Additional compensation is paid to the Mayor or Council members in those cases subject to the following conditions:
(1) The activity and number of days for which a Council member is to be engaged must be approved by the City Council prior to member’s participation.
(2) The Mayor and Council member will be paid $50 per day as supplemental compensation for each day approved and for which the member is in attendance at the approved activity.
(C) The City Manager shall biennially prepare a compensation report that contains an analysis of the compensation paid to elected officials of the Minneapolis-St. Paul area metropolitan cities similar to the City of Brooklyn Park. The report shall be provided to the City Council for review.
('72 Code, § 115:00) (Am. Ord. 1996-817, passed 5-13-96; Am. Ord. 1998-880, passed 5-11-98; Am. Ord. 2000-923, passed 4-10-00; Am. Ord. 2002-976, passed 6-10-02; Am. Ord. 2006-1054, passed 1-23-06; Am. Ord. 2018-1233, passed 7-9-18)