According to St. Pete Beach City Clerk Rebecca Haynes, in 1990 voters approved a commission salary of $400 per month and a mayor-commission salary of $600 per month.
“In 1998, voters approved an additional $50 and $75 respectively as a monthly sum for ordinary expenses in addition to the monthly salary and reimbursement of direct expenses,” said Haynes via email. “The increase was not budgeted in the current budget and would have to be appropriated from reserves which are better than anticipated due to a good FY [fiscal year] 2015.”
Voters in the St. Pete Beach Municipal Election will also choose new commissioners for District 1 and District 3. The candidates for District I are incumbent Terri Finnerty and Lorraine Huhn. Candidates for District 3 are Ward J. Friszolowski and Deborah Schechner.
For more information, go to stpetebeach.org/city-departments/city-clerk/item/89-election.html.