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Remuneration for Mapleton council up $20k in 2022

There was higher spending on salaries, per diem and registration fees in 2022
Members of the previous term of Mapleton council.

MAPLETON – Mapleton council’s remuneration for 2022 was up more than $20,000 over 2021.

As required by the Municipal Act, the salaries and expenses paid to Mapleton council in 2022 was released as part of a Tuesday council meeting agenda. 

The remuneration report showed the amount paid out in 2022 totaled around $117,000, up from $94,000 in 2021. 

The report showed a slight increase in spending on base salary, partly due to two new councillors being elected in the fall, and greater spending on per diem and registration fees compared to 2021.

Mayor Gregg Davidson’s total salaries and expenses were about $34,600. 

Councillors Michael Martin and Marlene Ottens both were paid around $21,000.

Dennis Craven and Paul Douglas, former councillors who did not seek re-election, were paid about $16,200. 

New councillors Amanda Reid and Martin Tamlyn were paid about $4,300 and $3,600 respectively.

Full report can be read here.