News

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.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Teacher strike cheques in the mail
 
Terrace, Thornhill amalgamation issue raised
 
Man missing since last week
Cities target gaps in care for mentally ill
 
NDP Leader tours Teck mines
 
Who says no free ride
‘Street lawyers’ greet Nelson police at party
 
Pay more for Columbia River, minister tells U.S.
 
Kelowna celebrates International Talk Like Batman Day

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.