Tuesday, December 11, 2012

If You Had 'Get to Impact My Councilperson's Compensation' on Your Christmas List, Your Wish Has Come True

Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Seven lucky Tucson residents will get a chance to review the salaries paid to the Mayor and City Council, an opportunity afforded to those appointed to the Citizen's Commision on Public Service and Compensation.

The panel will spend two months analyzing what the city pays its six council members and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, a term that will run from mid-January until mid-March. At that time, a recommendation will be made to the city on any salary changes, with the intention of putting such changes up for a public vote on the November 2013 ballot.

There are some strict stipulations for panel applicants: you must be a registered voter, living within the city limits — check a map if you're not sure, but break out the magnifying glass — and cannot be a city employee. Or related in any way to a city employee. Not even a fifth cousin, twice removed.

Applicants are expected to "provide maximum representation from among Tucson’s diverse economic, environmental, racial, ethnic, and cultural groups," according to a news release issued by the city. The release said there's a preference for people with government, personnel management or public administration experience, but it's not required.

Nominations — yes, you can nominate someone, and no, don't nominate that neighbor you don't like just to stop him from nude backyard sunbathing — and applications are due Dec. 19. For more information, check out the release.

Tags: , , , , ,

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Brian J. Pedersen

  • Pedersen on Sports

    A Tucsonan spends his summer vacation dealing cards (and showing off a regrettable tattoo) in Vegas
    • May 22, 2014
  • Crash! Bang!

    Metal Mulisha presents The Crash Factory
    • May 22, 2014
  • Miming to the Music

    The Inner Journey: Mime, Music and Story
    • May 22, 2014
  • More »
Today | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
Burlesque Fitness

Burlesque Fitness @ Floor Polish

Mondays, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2017: ANIMATED

Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films on the big screen! Predict the winners and… More

@ Loft Cinema Thu., Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 26, 2 p.m. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Get Lost in the (Buffalo) Sauce (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. 'Enemy of the People': The Phrase's Ironic and Instructive Literary History (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Death in the Arizona Borderlands (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. TUSD Board Meeting Scheduled For Tuesday, Feb. 21. Only One Item on the Agenda (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Director Alex Cox Taps XIXA For Some Kickass Western Sonic Voodoo (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation