What the next members of city council are paid will soon be in the hands of Barrie citizens.
Council gave final approval Monday night to a motion establishing a council compensation review committee, to review the compensation and benefits of members of council for the 2022-26 term of office.
The committee will have five citizen members from the community.
Members of council currently receive a salary of $40,484, a car allowance of $2,100 and related expenses.
The deputy-mayor’s salary is $45,677 and has a car allowance of $3,300, plus expenses.
And the mayor’s salary is $124,690 with a $6,000 car allowance, and expenses. The mayor is also paid $48,750 to sit on the board of Alectra, the power company partially owned by the city.
This council compensation review is done ahead of each municipal election.