n Local Government Bulletin - Tying municipal managers' pay to performance
|Article Title||Tying municipal managers' pay to performance|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Author||Yonatan Tesfaye Fessha|
|Publication Date||Jul 2006|
|Pages||10 - 12|
Extracted from text ... LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 10 Photo: Photo: Zaeem Adams/iAfrika Photos Sydney Mufamadi, Minister of Provincial and Local Government TYING Municipal managers' pay TO PERFORMANCE Accountability for performance Last year, municipalities spent R10 billion more on paying councillors and officials (10% of their total budget) than they did on service delivery. The national average pay for a municipal manager was R650 000, but some earn up to R1.2 million. This does not include the sizable bonuses paid on top of basic salaries. In one province, for example, over twothirds of its 61 municipal managers were awarded bonuses totaling R4.1 million for 2003 ..
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