MH council cost $168K in 2017
Minden Hills council cost just more than $168,000 to operate last year.
Councillors accepted a report on their remuneration and expenses for 2017 during a March 8 meeting.
Mayor Brent Devolin was paid just more than $27,000, used about $1,000 in benefits, charged no travel expenses and had conference fees of about $1,600 for a total of just under $30,000.
Deputy Mayor Cheryl Murdoch was paid just less than $22,000, used about $3,400 in benefits and had no travel or conference expenses for a total of about $25,200.
Councillors Jeanne Anthon, Lisa Schell. Pam Sayne, Jean Neville and Ron Nesbitt were each paid approximately $18,500 for the year.
With benefits, travel and conference expenses, their respective, approximate totals were Anthon $23,300; Schell $19,600; Sayne $25,000; Neville $22,000; and Nesbitt $22,800.
The township’s five-member committee of adjustment cost approximately $5,400 in combined remuneration and travel expenses.