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2014 City Clerk Salary Survey Results and Infographic

Last month, we asked members of our LinkedIn Group, The City Clerk Cafe, to participate in a city clerk salary survey to find out more about city council and city clerk pay. We wanted to paint an accurate picture of how population affects city council, mayor, and city clerk salary.

What we found was very interesting!

What we learned from the 2014 City Clerk Salary Survey

  • The higher the city population, the higher the City Council pay–by quite a bit! In towns with under 5,000 residents, the salary of a city council member may just be less than the gas it costs to get to the meeting—an average of $2,400 a year!
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    Putting Social Media into Practice – What You Need to Do First

    Welsh Assembly Government 28.03.2011

    Government Technology Today acknowledges that local governments participating in social media is one of the biggest trends in government technology for 2013.  More and more local governments are finding that utilizing social media for public outreach is not only effective in getting the word out, it also leads to positive interaction between government and constituents.

    A note of caution, however: deciding to put social media into practice without thoughtful planning and execution can alter the outcome.

    Opening up the channels of communication between government and constituents can be a little scary, time consuming, and overwhelming if the appropriate amount of planning isn’t done prior to implementing your social media efforts.  Here are a few things your organization should think about before opening social media accounts on behalf of your city, county, or agency. Read more >

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