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.