Posted on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at 9:52 a.m.
Hawkesbury mayor salary increase approved
Hawkesbury council approved a 25 per cent increase to Mayor Paula Assaly's salary.
The mayor's salary has now been approved at $45, 411 , which is not as high as previously proposed. At the last council meeting, on May 13, a 53 per cent salary increase was proposed - which would have set the mayor's annual salary at $55, 583 instead of her original salary of $36, 329.
Assaly declared a conflict of interest on this matter and removed herself from this portion of the meeting, held on Monday May 28. Assaly has previously justified an increase in her salary mainly due to the fact that she has been doing two jobs by not having an administrative secretary.
More details to follow.