“..The independent review is calling for councillors to be removed from the boards of council-controlled organisations (CCOs) such as Positively Wellington Tourism, Wellington Zoo and Wellington Waterfront.
Alternatively if they keep the board roles – they should not be paid for them.
For most councillors this could mean a $15,000 pay cut.
The recommendations are set out in a review that councillors requested.
But council officers have advised them to reject the suggestion -
- instead keeping both the appointments and the pay packets…”
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