Frequently Asked Questions

What is the rate of remuneration?

As of December 31, 2015, the rates of remuneration are as follows:

Mayor:  $39,932 (including 1/3 expense allowance*)

Councillor:  $17,615 (including 1/3 expense allowance*)

Benefits:  Life insurance $25,000

Members of Council can choose to pay to be included in the City's health benefit plan.

* By-law 038-2013 pass in April 2013, deems that one-third of the remuneration paid to elected member of the council is deemed as expenses incident to the discharge of their duties and is non-taxable. This by-law must reviewed at least once each term.