n Local Government Bulletin - Salaries scale upwards for mayors, managers & councillors




Extracted from text ... LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 4 Salaries scale upwards FOR MAYORS, MANAGERS & COUNCILLORS National government recently gazetted new and bigger remuneration packages for municipal councillors. The proposal sees a big jump in salaries for all officebearers, especially part-time councillors. However, some dangers lurk in the changes for rural councils and voters in poorer communities. The Constitution entitles each municipality to set its own salaries, yet the national government can impose an upper limit for municipal remuneration packages. As Lindiwe Msengana-Ndlela, the Director General of the Department of Provincial and Local Government (DPLG), notes, the new proposal is to remunerate the ..


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