Executive salaries revealed with realease of the City of Rockingham’s annual report

THE City of Rockingham's annual report has revealed chief executive Andrew Hammond earned more than $270,000 last financial year with 31 City staff earning more than $100,000.

The executives’ salaries are listed in the City’s 2013-14 annual report, which will go before this Tuesday’s council meeting.

Mr Hammond was the highest paid executive at the City, taking home between $270,001 and $280,000.

The next highest paid executive earned between $200,000 and $210,000 ” the only other executive on more than $200,000.

The remaining 28 officers were paid between $110,000 and $200,000 each.

The report said executive salaries were ‘assessed against skills, qualifications, experience and responsibilities’.

Mayor Barry Sammels collected a mayoral allowance of $85,041 while Deputy Mayor Richard Smith received a $21,250 allowance.

Councillors collected a combined $315,359 in meeting fees, $21,248 in travel expenses and $35,971 in telecommunication allowance.

The City of Rockingham collected $58.65 million in rates in the 2013-14 financial year, boosting its yearly revenue to $123 million with net revenue of $22.6 million.

The City’s annual report, which was tabled at Tuesday’s Corporate and Community Development Committee, will now go before this Tuesday’s council meeting for final approval.

While total revenue jumped by $11 million from the $112 million generated in 2012-13, expenses also rose from $116.2 million to $130.6 million.

After grants and subsidies are calculated, the City’s net result was $22.6 million.

The report revealed the City owns $105.9 million in property, plant and equipment.