AFL Goldfields general manager Gerard Ryan is part of a state sub-committee that is discussing the way forward for the salary cap and player points systems in community football.
One of the guiding principals of the points system is that after each year of service to a certain club, a footballer's value drops by one.
And there's a belief from some senior coaches in the region that all player values should be reduced for 2021 given they have not had a chance to play this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ryan said that topic, and how the salary cap will look for leagues next year, is well and truly on the table.
"At the moment the state sub-committee for the Community Club Sustainability Program is looking at salaries and also player points for next year and at the moment no decision has been made," Ryan said.
Ryan wished not to provide a timeline on when any outcomes might be made public.
"I wouldn't anticipate anything at the moment because there is a fair bit of consultation still going on...," he said.
"Clubs are at the point now putting their hand up to look at who they have next year... those leagues that have been finished for a little bit longer are probably trying to get it to happen a bit sooner than others that are finishing yesterday."
Central Highlands Football League clubs have a starting salary cap of $105,000 while those in the BFL have $140,000. These were cut ahead of a potential start to 2020 before both senior competitions were eventually abandoned last week.