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HomeMy WebLinkAbout180 - 12/07/1999 - AMENDING CITY CODE RELATING TO COUNCILMEMBER COMPENSATION ORDINANCE NO. 180, 1999 OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS AMENDING SECTION 2-575 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS RELATING TO COUNCILMEMBER COMPENSATION WHEREAS,on April 8, 1997,the electorate ofthe City approved certain amendments to the City Charter; and WHEREAS, one such amendment was an amendment to Article II, Section 3 of the City Charter,pertaining to the compensation of Councilmembers; and WHEREAS,Article II,Section 3 of the City Charter,as amended,provides that,commencing in 1998, the compensation of Councilmembers, except the Mayor, shall be five hundred dollars ($500)per month and the compensation of the Mayor shall be seven hundred fifty dollars($750)per month; and WHEREAS, Article II, Section 3 of the City Charter also provides that the amounts of compensation of the Mayor and Councilmembers shall be adjusted annually for inflation in accordance with the Denver/Boulder Consumer Price Index; and WHEREAS, in December 1998, Council adopted Ordinance No. 233, 1998 which added a section to the City Code relating to Council compensation and which, after applying the foregoing inflation factor, set the amount of compensation for the Mayor for 1999 at seven hundred seventy dollars ($770) per month, and for other Councilmembers, five hundred fifteen dollars ($515) per month; and WHEREAS,after again applying the foregoing inflation factor for the year 2000,the amount of compensation for the Mayor for 2000 would be Seven Hundred Ninety dollars($790)per month, and for other Councilmembers, Five Hundred Twenty-Five dollars ($525)per month. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS that Section 2-575 of the Code of the City of Fort Collins be, and hereby is, amended to read as follows: Sec. 2-575. Compensation of City Council members. Commencing January 1,2000,the compensation for all Councilmembers except the Mayor shall be five hundred twenty-five dollars ($525.) per month and the compensation ofthe Mayor shall be seven hundred ninety dollars($790.)per month. These amounts shall be adjusted annually for inflation in accordance with the Denver/Boulder Consumer Price Index. Introduced, considered favorably on first reading, and ordered published this 16th day of November,A.D. 1999,and to be presented for final passage on the 7th day of December,A.D. 1999. IVlayor ` ATTEST: ´┐ŻUL City Clerk Passed and adopted on final reading this 7th day of December, A.D. 1999. Mayor ATTEST: City Clerk