City Seeks Commission Members to Review and Recommend Salaries for Mayor and Council

The City of Tucson is accepting applications for the Citizen’s Commission on Public Service and Compensation, a panel that reviews and recommends appropriate salaries for the Mayor and City Council. This is a two-month appointment.

Seven commission members are appointed by the City Manager and are selected to provide maximum representation from among Tucson’s diverse economic, environmental, racial, ethnic, and cultural groups. Experience or expertise in such areas as government, personnel management, or public administration is preferred but not required. Political affiliation is not a consideration.

Commission members must be registered voters living within Tucson city limits. They cannot be employees of the City of Tucson, nor a parent, sibling, spouse, child, or dependent relative of an officer or employee of the City.

The seven members must be appointed and in office by Jan. 15, 2019. They will meet and provide a recommendation to the City Clerk’s Office by March 15, 2019. The City Clerk must post the report for 30 days subsequent to the Commission’s filing. The Commission’s salary adjustment recommendations may be placed on the November 2019 election ballot.

To nominate someone, or to apply, please submit a letter of interest by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, to: City Manager’s Office Attn: Lane Mandle, City Hall, 10th Floor West, P.O. Box 27210, Tucson, AZ 85726-7210 Or E-mail: lane.mandle@tucsonaz.gov