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City council expenses released

Councillor Bruce Bidgood paid the least expenses of all Terrace's city councillors in 2013, according to a recent financial release from the city.

The Statement of Financial Interest (SOFI), is a document produced each year and available to the public that outlines the city's spending in the previous year as well as salaries and other financial information.

According to the statements, mayor Dave Pernarowski claimed $9,376.78 in various expenses.

Councillor Bruce Bidgood claimed $3,430.80, Lynne Christiansen claimed $5,371.54, James Cordeiro claimed $3,831.19,  Marylin Davies claimed $4,307.29, Brian Downie claimed $7,782.92, and Stacey Tyers claimed $6,482.40.

The pay for all councillors was $12,117.96 and for the mayor $34,770.76.

A committee decided after a review of mayor and council's pay this year to increase councillors' pay to $14,500 in 2014.

The total remuneration was for mayor and council for 2013 was $107,478.52 and total expenses amounted to $40,582.92 for a payroll total of $148,061.44.

 

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