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Opinion - May 2, 2014

Time to set parameters on council pay

Compensation for City Council members and other elected public officials is far from uniform across various cities on the Peninsula, with pay ranging from $600 a month in Mountain View to nearly $2,000 a month in the adjoining city of Sunnyvale. Los Altos is on the low end, paying $300 a month, while a Cupertino council member receives more than $700 a month. Nearly all cities, including Mountain View, provide medical benefits, although not all council members take them.

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