The Corporation of the Town of Oakville · Policy G-GEN-005

Council Remuneration, Resources and Expenses

Policy Number:
G-GEN-005
Section:
Governance
Sub-Section:
General
Author:
Human Resources Department & Finance Department
Authority:
Council
Effective Date:
2006 May 01
Review by Date:
2014
Replaces:
Last Modified:

Policy Statement

The Town of Oakville shall provide Members of Council with fair remuneration, allowances, benefits, resources and reimbursement for reasonable permitted expenses incurred while discharging their roles and responsibilities on Town Council.

Council remuneration shall be adjusted in accordance with established procedures and shall be subject to Council approval.

Purpose

It is recognized that the primary reason for individuals seeking municipal public office is public service. However, it is important to ensure that appropriate and equitable compensation for time and expenses is provided to individuals who serve on the Town Council.

Scope

This policy applies to the Mayor and Members of Council.