Barriere mayor’s expenses up from 2011

Increase in mayor and council expenses for 2012 six month period

Council expenses for the District of Barriere appear to be up somewhat from last year.  According to figures released recently by the District, Mayor Bill Humphreys’ remuneration for January 1 to July 31, 2012 is $6,280.08, plus 5,156.12 in expenses ($2,264.50 mileage and $2,891.62 seminars), for a total of $11.436.20.

In comparison, for the entire year of 2011, former Mayor Mike Fennell’s remuneration was $9,536.81, plus expenses of $3,854.35, for a total of $13,391.16.

The members of council have all received $3,944.18 in pay and benefits so far this year, with their expenses ranging from $0 for Pat Paula, to $1,366.54 for Bill Kershaw.  The total pay, year to date, for mayor and council is $38,927.23, compared to $62,779.97 for the entirety of 2012.  For proper comparison, the monthly average for the $38.927.23 is $5,561.03, while the monthly average for the $62,779.97 is $5,231.66.

2011 Council Remuneration

Duties Remuneration Expenses Total

Mike Fennell 9,536.81 3,854.35 13,391.16

Ron Glanville 5,949.05 5,949.05

Bill Humphreys 866.99 866.99

Bill Kershaw 540.83 540.83

Rhonda Kershaw 5,949.05 785.87 6,734.92

Pat Paula 6,489.88 3,144.98 9,634.86

Amanda Sabyan 540.83 540.83

Virginia Smith 6,489.88 2,071.44 8,561.32

Ward Stamer 6,489.88 1,334.15 7,824.03

Glen Stanley 6,489.88 2,246.10 8,735.98

Total 49,343.08 13,436.89 62,779.97

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2012 (Jan 1 – Jul 31) Council Remuneration

Duties Remuneration Benefits Expenses/Mileage Expenses/Seminars Total

Bill Humphreys 6,208.65 71.43 2,264.50 2,891.62 11,436.20

Bill Kershaw 3,872.75 71.43 514.00 852.54 5,310.72

Pat Paula 3,872.75 71.43 3,944.18

Amanda Sabyan 3,872.75 71.43 852.54 4,796.72

Virginia Smith 3,872.75 71.43 282.00 358.29 4,584.47

Ward Stamer 3,872.75 71.43 279.00 298.29 4,521.47

Glen Stanley 3,872.75 71.43 389.29 4,332.47

 

Total – 29,445.15 500.01 3,339.50 5,642.57 38,927.23