Here is the current Members' Allowances Scheme:
The amount members get is reviewed with recommendations from the Independent Remuneration Panel. As the title suggests, the Panel and its members are independent of Mendip District Council. Meetings of the Independent Remuneration Panel are not open to the public. However, the Panel's recommendations are considered at the next meeting of Mendip's full Council usually in the month of December.
This document shows the allowances that were claimed by Mendip District Councillors from 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017:
Here is the most recent report from the Independent Remuneration Panel along with minutes from the full Council meeting that considered their report: