Pay rate decision for Wentworth Shire councillors

REMUNERATION for Wentworth Shire councillors set for the next financial year will be confirmed at tomorrow’s council meeting.

The Local Government Remuneration Tribunal has determined a maximum increase to councillor and mayoral fees of 2.5 per cent for the 2019-20 financial year.

Wentworth Shire Council is classified as a rural council which attracts a minimum councillor fee of $9190 and a maximum of $12,160, up from $8970 and $11,860 in 2018-19.

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