Council Members

Salaries and Benefits

Salaries and benefits for Members of Council and their office staff.

Constituency Services and Office Budget Expenses

The Constituency Services and Office Budget Policy guides Councillors' expenditures in performing their diverse roles and in representing their constituents. Reports detailing expenses are updated quarterly.

Council General Expense Budget

Reports and policy regarding Councillors' expenses funded from the Council General Expense Budget.

Donations to Councillor Member-organized Community Events

Councillors may accept donations to community events that they organize. The list of donations is updated quarterly.

Business Travel Expenses

Councillors who fulfill an official capacity with a municipal organization of which the City is a member are reimbursed from the Council Business Travel Budget for their travel costs related to Board and Committee meetings. Reports detailing business travel expenses are updated quarterly.

Legal Expenses

Council has directed that legal fees for Members of Council are payable from the Council General Expense Budget as described here.

Out-of-Province Conference Travel

City Council has directed that any Member of Council who attends an out-of-province conference be required to submit a report to the City Clerk on the specific meetings and conferences attended, with confirmation as to whether they remained for each session; such report to be posted on the City's website where travel expenses are disclosed.

Remuneration and Expense Reports

An annual report on remuneration and expenses of Members of Council and of Council Appointees to Agencies, Boards, Commission, Corporations and Other Special Purpose Bodies is provided to Council each year.