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19-49 - Council RemunerationTHE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MALAHIDE BY-LAW NO. 19-49 Being a By-law to establish the rate of remuneration for the Members of Council and to establish an indexing provision to account for inflationary factors. WHEREAS Section 5(3) of the Municipal Act, 2001, c. 25, as amended, authorizes a municipality to pass by-laws to exercise its municipal powers; AND WHEREAS Section 283 of the Municipal Act, 2001, c. 25, as amended, authorizes a municipality to pay remuneration and expenses to the members of its council; AND WHEREAS the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Malahide deems it appropriate to pass a by-law for paying remuneration to its members of council; AND WHEREAS the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Malahide wishes to incorporate provisions that allow for indexing to offset inflationary factors as well as to provide for reimbursement of expenses for attending council meetings; NOW THEREFORE the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Malahide HEREBY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS: THAT an annual salary for the year 2019, for all Members of the Council be hereby established as follows: Mayor $23,297.96 Deputy Mayor $17,024.12 Councillor $11,350.52 2. THAT the preceding remuneration shall cover all regular Council and the Committee of the Whole Meetings conducted within the boundaries of the Township. 3. THAT, in addition to the regularly scheduled Council and committee meetings, a per diem of $165.00 per day rate shall be paid to Members of Council for participation in work -related conferences and workshops as approved by Council Resolution. 4. THAT, as an inflationary safeguard, the Council's annual salary will be automatically adjusted annually, commencing January 1, 2020. The amounts will be adjusted by the percentage increase granted to the Municipal Staff Salary Grid once determined. 5. THAT the Director of Finance/Treasurer is hereby authorized to automatically make these annual adjustments, when known, without the need of the Council confirming or debating the adjustment of. 6. THAT the payments of Council remuneration will be made monthly in twelve equal installments. 7. THAT, in recognition of the large geographical area of the municipality, and to ensure Council Members are not negatively impacted due to residential location, all members shall be paid mileage to reimburse members for attendance at all Council meetings, regular or special. The annual mileage allowance be hereby established as follows: Mayor $849.96 Deputy Mayor $849.96 Councillor $570.00 8. That mileage for attendance at conferences and workshops will be paid in addition to the annual mileage allowance. The mileage rate for attendance at conferences and workshops shall be the rate established by the Council to compensate the Municipal Staff for their use of personal vehicles for municipal purposes. 9. THAT the Director of Finance/Treasurer is hereby authorized to make these mileage and/or expense payments on a semi-annual basis, or as he/she determines as appropriate. 10. THAT any other by-laws or provisions in other by-laws found to be inconsistent with this By-law are hereby deemed to be repealed. 11. THAT this By-law shall come into force and take effect on the final passing thereof. READ a FIRST and SECOND time this 23rd day of May, 2019. .11 IRD time and FINALLY PASSED this 23rd day of May, 2019. Clerk, M. Casavecchia-Somers `'