Commissioners will receive an honorarium and will be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses as outlined in this manual.
Definitions – For the purpose of this policy and for the details on allowable and unallowable reimbursements, a meeting or series of meetings attended by a Commissioner is considered to be a duly constituted meeting if it has been approved in advance by the Commission. The Commission staff will ensure that a record of the time and purpose of the meeting is recorded.
Reporting of Honoraria (5.6.1)
Commissioner honoraria will be reported quarterly as part of the Commission financial report.
Honoraria for Commission Members (5.6.2)
- Edmonton Police Commission members are eligible to receive an honorarium for the following Edmonton Police Commission related activities:
a. Attendance at duly constituted Commission meetings;
b. Attendance at duly constituted Commission Committee meetings;
c. Attendance at related events, approved by the Edmonton Police Commission, where the Commissioner is attending on behalf of the Commission, or which the Commission is sponsoring;
d. Attendance at Commission planning sessions or retreats, approved by the Edmonton Police Commission;
e. Attendance at conferences and training events which the Commissioner is attending pursuant to Commission policies, approved by the Edmonton Police Commission. This includes honoraria for travel to and from the conference/event;
f. Attendance at meetings, in person or by electronic means, of the Canadian Association of Police Governance, the Canadian Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement, the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement, the Alberta Association for Police Governance, or any similar association where the Commissioner holds office, or is representing the Commission as approved by the Edmonton Police Commission;
g. Attendance at meetings of external working groups established by the Commission, City Council or other order of government.
2. Commissioners will receive the following honoraria:
|Daily Time Commitment||Commissioner||Chair of Commission1||Chair of Committee2|
|Less than three hours||$150||$200||$200|
|Three hours or more||$300||$400||$400|
1 Applies also to the Vice-Chair or other Commissioners when acting in the absence of the Chair.
2 When chairing a committee meeting.
If the Chair of the Commission is in attendance at a Committee meeting as an ex-officio member of the Committee, he/she will be paid the same honoraria as a Commissioner.
3. Edmonton Police Commissioners are not eligible to receive an honorarium for attendance at:
a. Social events;
b. A ride-along with a member of the Edmonton Police Service;
c. Informal meetings;
d. ALERT Board meetings, as a Commission member sitting on the ALERT Board.
4. Where Commission approval is required (as set out above) or where the work of the Chair, Vice Chair or other Commissioners is not otherwise captured by the above, payment of honoraria for a specific activity will be brought forward to the Commission for approval by motion.
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