INDEPENDENT COUNCIL COMPENSATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 11, 2012  –  Office of the City Clerk Boardroom

 

 

PRESENT

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht, S. Ewart-Johnson

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A. Sinclair, City Clerk
C. Card, Corporate Services
A. Kotyk, Corporate Services
D. Popowich, Corporate Services
J. Rose, Financial Services
G. Dyck, Office of the City Manager
C. Johnston, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            2

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          2

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             2

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      2

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              2

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         2

3.          REPORTS                                                                                              2

3.1        Public Survey and Consultation Strategy                                    2

3.2        Survey of Council                                                                                3

3.3        Municipal Tax Free Portion Comparison                                      4

3.4        Perquisites and Benefits                                                                   4

3.5        Municipal Pay Practices                                                                    4

3.6        Historical Mayor and Councillor Compensation

             Differentials                                                                                           5

3.7        Alberta MLA Report - Executive Summary                                   5

3.8        Economic Indicators                                                                          5

4.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           6

5.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

Carried

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See Minutes

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Action

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Action

 

 

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

P. Clark, called the meeting to order at 1:55 p.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

That the June 11, 2012, Independent Council Compensation Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved S. Ewart-Johnson:

 

 

 

That the April 26, 2012, Independent Council Compensation Committee meeting minutes be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7 and 3.8.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for any items to be dealt with at a specific time.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

REPORTS

3.1

Public Survey and Consultation Strategy

 

 

 

G. Dyck, Office of the City Manager, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

A. Sinclair, City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Ewart-Johnson:

 

 

 

Public Survey Questions – Review and Completion

That the public survey and consultation plan in Option 3 in Attachment 1 of the June 11, 2012, Office of the City Manager report 2012CMC006, be approved, with the following additions:

·         that the proposed survey questions be distributed to the Committee for their feedback by the end of June 2012.

·         that the public survey be completed as early as possible before the end of September 2012.

City Manager

 

Due Date: Jun. 25, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

3.2

Survey of Council

 

 

 

A. Sinclair, City Clerk and C. Card, Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved P. Clark:

 

 

 

Pension Review

That Administration provide a report to the Independent Council Compensation Committee outlining the following:

·         terms and conditions of the RRSP allowance that City Council currently receives.

·         review of City of Calgary elected officials proposals and current pension options.

·         review of AUMA pension plan.

·         possible pension options, pros and cons of RRSP versus pension, and any further relevant information.

Corporate Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jun. 25, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

3.3

Municipal Tax Free Portion Comparison

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:33 p.m., pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:08 p.m.

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

That the June 11, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COC077, be received for information.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

3.4

Perquisites and Benefits

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:33 p.m., pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:08 p.m.

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

That the June 11, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COC087, be received for information.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

3.5

Municipal Pay Practices

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:33 p.m., pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:08 p.m.

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

That the June 11, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COC078, be received for information.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

3.6

Historical Mayor and Councillor Compensation Differentials

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:33 p.m., pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:08 p.m.

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

That the June 11, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COC082, be received for information.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

3.7

Alberta MLA Report - Executive Summary

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:30 p.m., pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:08 p.m.

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

That the June 11, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COC081, be received for information.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

3.8

Economic Indicators

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:33 p.m., pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:08 p.m.

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

Alternative Economic Indicators
 

That Administration provide a report to the Independent Council Compensation Committee outlining alternative indicators to be used for Mayor and Councillor salary. 

Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Jun. 25, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

 

Moved P. Clark:

 

 

 

Final Report  Draft - Substantive Issues Outline

That Administration provide a report to the Independent Council Compensation Committee outlining the substantive issues to be addressed in the final report of the Committee’s recommendations to City Council.

Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Jun. 25,2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

 

Moved G. Andrews:

 

 

 

Independent Council Compensation Committee - Next Meeting 

That the next meeting of the Independent Council Compensation Committee be held on June 25, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the Office of the City Clerk Boardroom.

Corporate Svcs.

 

Due Date:
Jun. 25, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

P. Clark, D. McKinley, G. Andrews, P. Precht,
S. Ewart-Johnson

 

4.

PRIVATE REPORTS

5.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Committee adjourned at 3:45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk