Sacramento John Shirey

Published on June 15th, 2015 | by The Sacramento Bee

City Manager John Shirey agrees to extend contract – for $268,423 per year

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Sacramento City Manager John Shirey has agreed to extend his contract, likely keeping him in the city’s top administrative post through Nov. 18, 2016.

The 17-month contract extension requires City Council approval and is scheduled to be voted on by the council at its meeting Tuesday night. The council is also scheduled to hold a closed-door session before its regular meeting to discuss Shirey’s performance and receive an update on his contract from Mayor Kevin Johnson, who negotiated the new pact with Shirey.

The proposed contract would pay Shirey a base salary of $268,423 per year, according to a city staff report. His salary is increasing 1 percent, but Shirey is increasing his contribution to his CalPERS pension account by 1 percentage point, according to the terms of his contract.

Shirey’s base salary is the highest among city managers in the Sacramento region.

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