North Miami City Clerk Michael Etienne has a sweet gig.
Not only does he make $36,000.00 per year, but he also has a generous yearly allowance for travel ($5,000.00), car ($9,000.00), cell phone ($1,200.00), and a miscellaneous expense account ($3,600.00).
In addition, he also receives medical, dental, life and disability insurance coverage costing at least $10,000.00 per year. (*UPDATED BELOW)
All courtesy of North Miami taxpayers.
Meanwhile, in the real world, the median income for an entire household (up to four persons) in the United States is $54,462.00 per year. Those ordinary folks don’t have expense allowances or free insurance, either.
With a total salary and benefits package worth nearly $65,000.00, little wonder Michael is so desperate to keep his part time job.
All he has to do to keep the river of cash (and perks) flowing is run for re-election every four years. Continue reading