Apparently, MP, EPA, and Atherton are legally bound to the State guideline for compensation. But, with special committee pay and other benefits, Menlo Park appears to be in violation.
Menlo Park $12,191 $26,799
East Palo Alto $12,191 $4,440
Atherton $12,191 $0
Redwood City $24,382 $18,916 (not bound to guideline)
The first number is the state guideline, the second is actual (2009 data).
The accounting is here: Web Link
No data reported for the Menlo Park Fire District ...