04-0617R(b)


RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CHARTER COMMISSION TO REDUCE PAY OF CITY COUNCILORS.

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS:

     RESOLVED, that the city council requests that the charter commission, acting pursuant MSA § 410.12 subd. 7, recommend to the council that the council pass an ordinance amending the City Charter as follows:

     The first sentence of the last paragraph of Section 5 of the Charter be amended to read: “The councilors shall be paid a fee of $667 per month for service as a member of the council.”


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution starts the proceed to reduce councilor pay by 20 percent.