Whereas the Council of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo deems it both appropriate and expedient to rescind and repeal a prior decision to extend post-service benefits to Regional Councillors which was passed on November 8th, 2022 (“the Decision”);
Therefore, be it resolved that the Regional Municipality of Waterloo hereby enacts as follows:
- That the Decision be rescinded, and that staff be directed not to proceed with the implementation of a post-service continuous benefit plan for Council with the Region’s insured benefit carrier as described in report HRC-TOR-22-003 on November 8, 2022;
- That the extension of current benefits to past service Councillors, as described in report HRC-TOR-22-003 on November 8, 2022 be ended on December 31, 2022; and
- That staff be directed to prepare a Terms of Reference for a Citizen Advisory Committee to study and provide recommendations to Council regarding the remuneration and benefits for Members of Regional Council, including an analysis of comparator jurisdictions, to be presented to the Administration and Finance Committee.