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Citizens Compensation Advisory Committee

The Salt Lake City Citizens’ Compensation Advisory Committee evaluates the total compensation levels of elected officials, executives and employees of the City. The Committee recommends compensation strategy and wage practices, evaluates city benefits and pay levels. The Committee also advises revisions, modifications or changes, if any, in compensation practices of the City. The Committee is assisted and supported by the Human Resources Department.

Agendas and Minutes

Bylaws and Governing Documents


Meeting Information

Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 4:00pm – 5:00pm

All meetings are scheduled to take place in Human Resources main office (Aspen Conference Room) located at 349 South 200 East, Suite 500.


Member Qualifications

Seven members serve on the Citizen’s Compensation Advisory Committee. Three members are appointed by Mayor Erin Mendenhall, three by the City Council and one by the other six appointed members. Each member holds office for four years. Persons appointed are individuals with professional compensation and/or benefits expertise with varied public, non-profit and private sector experience.


Powers and Duties

  • Determine a comparable market comprised of public and private employers with whom the City can compare its wages, salaries, benefits and general pay practices.
  • Review research, studies and analysis of compensation levels of public officials and employees.
  • Prepare an annual report to Mayor Mendenhall and City Council with recommendations regarding compensation levels and benefits fo the City’s elected officials, executives and city employees.
  • Provide advice on compensation and benefits-related issues, as requested by the Mayor Mendenhall or City Council.

Current Members

Member Appointed By Term Expires
Jeff Herring Mayor 2020
Marlene Sloan Mayor 2021
Mike Terry Mayor 2022
Brandon Dew City Council 2021
Ray Schelble City Council 2022
Jeff Worthington City Council 2021
Frances Hume Committee 2022

Contact Information

David Salazar

Compensation Program Administrator

(801) 535-7906 or david.salazar@slcgov.com