Salary Commission


  • Quarterly 1st Thursday of February, May, August, and November
  • In lieu of regular quarterly meetings due to no business, the commission agreed to meet at least one (1) time annually per calendar year around mid-summer. Meeting dates, times and locations may be adjusted to accommodate a quorum. 
  • Meetings will be held virtually until further notice, if you would like to attend a Salary Commission Meeting, please contact the Human Resources for meeting details.

Questions about the Salary Commission? Email the Human Resources Staff Liaison or call 360-279-4509.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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OHMC 2.02: The purpose of this chapter is to utilize Chapter 73, Laws of 2001, effective July 22, 2001, and codified as RCW 35.21.015, which authorizes the city to establish by ordinance an independent salary commission with authority to set the salary of the members of the council and of other elected city officials, and provides that the commission’s action fixing such salaries shall supersede any provision in a city ordinance related to fixing salaries. (Ord. 1806 § 1, 2017; Ord. 1429 §§ 1, 2, 2005).

For more information on the Salary Commission see OHMC 2.02.

Related Documents

Archive of Salary Commission Reports and Orders