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Questions for council on eliminating Salary Commission | Letter to the Editor


Last updated 6/15/2021 at 10:47am

Recently, the Edmonds City Council has discussed eliminating the Edmonds Salary Commission, comprised of five citizens nominated by the mayor and confirmed by City Council.

Their role is to convene every two years to review and make binding salary and benefits recommendations for the City's elected positions of mayor and council. The reasoning, as discussed during the June 8 City Council meeting, is to bring equity to the city council salaries.

I write today, not to discuss the merits of one side of the argument over the other, but to suggest a process that might more effectively serve th...

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