After 12 years—Moreno Valley Mayor and Councilmembers Get a Raise

After 12 years—Moreno Valley Mayor and Councilmembers Get a Raise

Moreno Valley – Last week after robust public testimony and fervent objections from councilman David Marquez, the Moreno Valley city council approved an increase for the city’s mayor and themselves, in two related 5 to 4 votes,

One of the measures will increase councilmembers’ pay from $13,212 a year to $21,144 to take effect in January 2021, subsequent to the 2020 election. 

The second measure authorized a $7,200 annual mayoral stipend on top of the mayor’s council salary. Most councilmembers agreed the stipend was justified because Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez is the city’s first mayor to be directly elected by voters. As a result, the position is now imbued with added responsibilities that require a greater time commitment than when city councilmembers rotated through the position in the previous governing format. Unlike the councilmembers’ increase that will not take effect until 2021, the mayor’s stipend starts next month. 

It’s been twelve years since Moreno Valley approved a pay increase for its council members.

Header Photo: Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez

Dr Main Sidebar

ACROBATIC MATHEMATICAL THINKING (6)

A powerful Creative and Critical Thinking exercise is to first learn shapes of the Pyramid, Square, Trapezius, Trapezoid, Rectangle, Triangle, Circle, Octagon, Ellipse, Lunette; study which are Cosmic and/or and human-made; and determine what are indications for using...

MATHEMATICS OF AFRICAN TRADITION FOR BLACK YOUTH (5)

Patterns, Shapes, and Forms are fundamental tools to help one see and give meaning to Real, Surreal, and Unreal Things. These contribute to understanding and the explaining of Principles (unchanging realities), Events (changing realities), Settings, Situations, and...

***AFRICAN UBUNTU IS SPIRITUAL “ME/WE” (1)

“ME/WE” is an: "All for One, One for all" concept of African Zulus, called Ubuntu. The Nguni Bantu define it as connection of all “Humanity”—meaning its “Sameness” creation is the Cosmic Force. They translate it as: “I am because we are”; or “Humanity towards others”...

Share This