Council’s pay noted

Staff

A new report received by town council at its regular meeting Monday night shows how much the former mayor and councillors were paid in 2018, as well as their conference expenses.
Mayor Roy Avis, who also sat on the Fort Frances Power Corp. board of directors and local Police Services Board (PSB), had remuneration totalling $30,549.83 last year.
This total consisted of a base salary of $22,770.28, plus $1,280 in per diems, $1,697.35 for being on the PSB, and $4,802.20 for being on the FFPC board.
In addition to the remuneration, Mayor Avis had $4,437.53 in conference expenses.
Coun. Wendy Brunetta had remuneration totalling $15,722.75, including a salary of $12,000.04 and $2,925 in per diems.
She also had $5,665.59 in conference expenses.
June Caul, who was a councillor for 11 months of the year before being sworn in as mayor in December, had remuneration of $13,905.73, including a salary of $12,791.57, $960 in per diems, and $154.16 in PSB pay.
She also had $2,047.55 in conference expenses.
Coun. Ken Perry had remuneration equalling $15,480.22, with a salary of $11,880.22 and $3,600 in per diems.
He also had $3,833.53 in conference expenses.
Coun. John Albanese had remuneration totalling $13,737.57, including a salary of $11,880.22, $1,697.35 for being on the PSB, and $160 in per diem claims.
He also had $40 in conference expenses.
Coun. Paul Ryan had remuneration totalling $12,520.22 in 2018, with a salary of $11,880.22 and $640 in per diems.
He also had $687.30 in conference expenses.
And Coun. Doug Kitowski had a salary of $12.520.22, including a salary of $11,880.22 and $640 in per diems.
He also had $684.01 in conference expenses.
The newly-elected members of council also are included in the report for their earnings for the month of December.
Coun. John McTaggart had remuneration totalling $1,044.66, including a salary of $475.49, $400 in per diems, and $169.17 for being on the PSB.
Coun. Michael Behan had a salary of $475.49 and $400 in per diems while Coun, Andrew Hallikas had a salary of $475.49 and $320 in per diems.
Couns. Douglas Judson and Rick Wiedenhoeft each had a salary of $475.49.
The report is issued each year in accordance with the Municipal Act.