The 2019 / 2023 legislature has already started in Dénia and has done so with the first plenary session, which has been extraordinary and has served to approve the distribution of delegations of the government team and salaries that will charge mayor, councilors and opposition.
El Mayor's salary, Vicent Grimalt, increases an 23% and is set to 53.000 euros gross annual (in the previous legislature charged 43.249 euros per year). It also increases the salary of the four released councilors that there is this legislature, in this case, an 25%. So, Maria Josep Ripoll, Javier Scotto, Cristina Morera y Maite Pérez Conejero they will charge 50.000 gross euros per year.
As a novelty, it has been approved partial dedication, that of Councilwoman Melani Ivars, who will receive a gross annual remuneration of 25.000 annual euros to take over the departments of Education, Youth, Transparency and Prevention of Addictions.
The plenary session also approved the increase in salaries for councilors who do not have delegations. By attending the ordinary plenary sessions they will receive 250 euros; as well as the Government Boards; the attendance to Informative Commissions increases until the 240 euros (the last legislature was of 140 euros); while the non-regulated councils will have a compensation of 80 euros.
The plenary has also approved that it will not be possible to receive, for this concept, the superior amount of 2.000 euros per month for the councilors that form part of the Local Government Board; of 1.500 euros per month for the councilors with delegations without forming part of the Local Government Board and 1.000 euros per month for the rest of councilors. The group spokespersons will increase those maximums in 100 euros per month.