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A. The compensation amount in effect at the commencement of a council member's term shall be the maximum compensation amount received by that council member for the duration of that term (except as provided below), and no increase in monthly compensation shall be applied during a council member's term.
B. Effective November 2007, the monthly compensation for council members shall be determined at the commencement of each new term, according to the following formula: $800 multiplied by a fraction equal to the CPI (as defined below) for the month preceding the commencement of the council member's term divided by the CPI for December 1, 2007. The CPI shall be the Consumer Price Index for Western Region - All Items, All Urban Consumers (1982-84 = 100), as maintained by U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
C. Following the November, 2009, council elections, the effective compensation rate for council members elected or reelected in that election was calculated as provided in subsection B. above, but as a temporary cost saving measure, compensation for all Council Members was be reduced by four percent (4%). Such temporary reduction shall continue to be in effect until July 1, 2011, at which time the compensation rate shall revert to the rate as calculated pursuant to subsection A. and B.
(Prior code § 1412) (Ord. 2010-04 § 1, 2009; Ord. 2009-04 § 1, 2009: Ord. 2007-13 § 1, 2007)