Local government elected officials

The Authority sets remuneration for elected positions in local government. It also sets the rules for reimbursement of costs met by members in undertaking their duties. Both are unique to each local authority.

The Authority does not set remuneration for Chief Executives of local or regional authorities. That is the responsibility of the local/regional authorities.

Current remuneration for local authority elected members

Information on current remuneration for local authority elected members is in:

Methods and criteria for remuneration setting

There are different methods for setting local government remuneration as well as additional criteria: