Council Compensation Committee

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Meeting Information

The Council Compensation Committee (CCC) will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Hearing Room, City Hall, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.  Future meetings will be determined at the first meeting and are due to begin in January 2018.  For more information contact staff liaison Acting City Clerk Teresa Purrington at (805) 781-7100 or email   

Purpose, Membership and Terms

The Council compensation and benefits are established every other year by Council action after the Council Compensation Committee conducts a biennial review and makes a recommendation. A five-member review committee shall be appointed no later than the last City Council meeting in January in even-numbered years and shall bring its proposed recommendations in resolution form to the City Council no later than the first City Council meeting in May. The committee membership shall have as broad a representation as possible, including by not limited to, one previously elected official, one Personnel Board member, and one citizen-at-large. The Committee shall review the full compensation package for the City Council, Planning Commission and Architectural Review Commission later than May 1, 2018.

How can I express my opinion on an upcoming agenda item?

All interested persons are invited to attend Advisory Body meetings to express their views verbally, or to submit written communications to the Advisory Body members ( to express their opinions for or against the agenda item. Citizens are encouraged to present written comments (including emails) at least one day prior to the meeting. This provides the Council and Advisory Bodies with a greater opportunity to review and consider issues and/or concerns expressed in written communications prior to a meeting. Written comments received before, at or during a Council or Advisory Body meeting are included in the public record and posted to the City’s website.

Comments submitted less than three (3) hours before a meeting will be included in the record, but will not be distributed or posted before the meeting.

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NOTE: Written comments relating to an upcoming agenda item will be distributed and posted online as Agenda Correspondence, pursuant to City Policies and Procedures.