As of 2021, the following remuneration will be paid to the elected officials of the City of Airdrie:
As established by Council, remuneration will be set as follows:
Compensation is reviewed at Council’s mid-term, every four years (unless Council directs otherwise) and includes:
As long as the majority of City staff are non-unionized, Council members' salary will be adjusted annually at the same percent change as that set in each annual budget for City non-unionized staff using the Consumer Price Inflation Rate (CPI) as published by the City of Calgary in the fall edition of the Calgary & Region Economic Outlook as the starting point. In the event the majority of City staff are unionized, Council members' salary will be adjusted annually based upon the Consumer Price Inflation Rate (CPI) as published by the City of Calgary in the fall edition of the Calgary & Region Economic Outlook.
The Mayor will receive an automobile allowance of $400/month (taxable benefit) to cover mileage incurred within the city limits. Mileage outside the city limits will be reimbursed at the rate paid to City of Airdrie staff.
Council Members are not eligible for retirement pension.
A per diem allowance will only be applicable in situations that Council considers unusual and requiring special consideration. Per diems will be paid out as follows: