Town Square

Post a New Topic

Details emerge on council expenses

Original post made on Jun 2, 2008

While City Council members get only $500 a month to do what is considered a nearly full-time job, they also are entitled to use thousands of dollars every year for travel expenses, phone calls, training and office supplies. Since the beginning of last year, when three new members took office, a total of $58,000 went toward such expenses.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 30, 2008, 12:00 AM

Comments (1)

Like this comment
Posted by DG
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 2, 2008 at 6:47 am

LAWL.



They only get $500 a month?
I am shocked.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Should Parents Save for College?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 12 comments | 2,757 views

Help! I’m Covered in Bugs
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,522 views

Constitution Guarantees Nationwide Right to Same-Sex Marriage
By Chandrama Anderson | 23 comments | 1,230 views

Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 1,170 views

What Modern Science Has to Say About Age Old Wisdom
By Caroline Fleck | 0 comments | 289 views