Four in 29 councils pay bonuses
ONLY four Perth councils offer its chief executives corporate style bonuses.
The City of Stirling paid almost $20,000 more to its leader last financial year.
The Stirling chief executive was awarded an $18,066 corporate style bonus last financial year, with 20 additional business managers and directors also eligible.
The City did not disclose how much was paid in bonuses to the 20 additional staff but confirmed it had offered an executive bonus scheme since 2008.
The past three chief executive bonuses totalled more than $50,000.
The payment is a part of the chief executive’s total remuneration package, which was worth more than $390,000 for the 201314 financial year.
In comparison, the Premier is paid $350,425.
Three other local councils pay its chief executives bonuses.
The Town of Clare- mont awarded an $8000 bonus to its chief executive last financial year.
The the City of Wanneroo and Town of Victoria Park offer similar style bonuses.
The 25 other metro- politan local governments do not offer bonuses.
City of Stirling acting chief executive Ed Herne said the bonus scheme was linked to a wide range of key performance indicators (KPI), with the scheme operating on a decreasing scale from a maximum of 10 per cent of salary.
Mr Herne refused to release details of the KPIs, citing the personal make-up of the indicators.
High flyer... the City of Stirling paid its chief executive nearly $20,000 in bonuses.