Councillors’ expense claims outlined in city document

Councillors Ziggy Stewart and Roy Grant were a close No. 1 and No. 2 in terms of expense claims in 2010 while Coun. Mary Storry was a distant sixth

Councillors Ziggy Stewart and Roy Grant were a close No. 1 and No. 2 in terms of expense claims in 2010 while Coun. Mary Storry was a distant sixth.

That’s according to the Schedule of Remuneration and Expenses include in the city’s Corporate Services Manager report on the 2010 financial statements that appeared on Tuesday’s council agenda.

Stewart’s expenses in 2010 totalled $4,189 while Grant’s totalled 4,132. Storry claimed $412 in expenses.

The rest of council expense claims include Andy Adams’ $3,006, Ryan Mennie’s $2,939, and Claire Moglove’s $2,597.

Mayor Charlie Cornfield claimed $13,018 in expenses. Cornfield’s remuneration for the year totalled $58,854 while each councillor’s remuneration was $20,764.

On the city’s management payroll, meanwhile, fire department management seemed to have among the highest expense claims

Fire Chief Dean Spry claimed $12,709 in expenses – the most of any city employee – while pulling in  $106,843 in salary.

Deputy Fire Chief Chris Vrable claimed $11,620 in expenses and $105,959 in salary and Deputy Fire Chief Ian Baikie claimed $11,019 in expenses and $108,820 in salary.

The biggest non-fire department expense claim in 2010 was made by David Morris, general manager of facilities and supply management, who claimed $12,280 while receiving $115,241 in salary.

City Manager Thomas Stevens was paid the most in salary – $114,574 – but claimed only $786 in expenses.

The schedule doesn’t outline what the expenses were for.

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