Mandeville Mayor Against Salary Dock…

Mandeville mayor takes legal action against council over proposed salary dock

Jul 18, 2019

WDSU Digital Team
The mayor of Mandeville has taken legal action against the city council after it proposed a salary decrease for the position.

The current mayor, Donald J. Villere, who has termed out, was making $114,000 a year.

The council is proposing a $20,000 decrease in the salary for the incoming mayor, who has not been elected yet.

Villere is asking for an injunction that would prevent the council from docking the incoming mayor’s salary.

According to Villere’s attorney, Larry Centola, the attempt to decrease the incoming mayor’s salary violates the Mandeville Home Rule Charter.

The Mandeville Home Rule Charter only allows the council to approve an increase in salary, not a decrease in salary for the mayor.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s