Rule racks up expenses

City councillors’ wages have been made public, and while nobody’s getting rich with public service the report shows that some are more prudent than others.

City councillors’ wages have been made public, and while nobody’s getting rich with public service the report shows that some are more prudent than others.

While all of council made a taxable wage of just under $21,000 in addition to a non-taxable allowance of around $10,400 their expense accounts varied greatly.

Coun. Andre Blanleil proved to be the cheapest for tax payers, submitting no expenses for 2010.

Coun. Luke Stack was the closest, reporting $1,723 for his expenses.

Next up was Coun. Charlie Hodge, whose expenses came in at$2,330.

Coun. Graeme James and Angela Reid each spent just over $3,800.

Coun. Michele Rule and Coun. Robert Hobson were the biggest spenders on council, with expense accounts of $4,977 and $5,153 respectively.

As for the mayor, her taxable income for 2010 was $58,398, non taxable income was $29,195.

Her expenses were also the highest, at $6,998.

 

Kelowna Capital News