Remuneration

As per the Municipal Councillor and Remuneration and Reimbursement Regulations, 2001:

Section 4. The total remuneration voted to be paid by a council in a year under section 3 shall not exceed

  • (a) 2% of a total fixed revenue of more than $1,000,000 in the approved budget for the financial year of the council; or
  • (b) 3% of a total fixed revenue of $500,000 to $1,000,000 in the approved budget for the financial year of the council but shall not exceed $20,000; or
  • (c) 4% of a total fixed revenue of $250,000 to less than $500,000 in the approved budget for the financial year of the council but shall not exceed $15,000; or
  • (d) 5% of a total fixed revenue of less than $250,000 in the approved budget for the financial year of the council but shall not exceed $10,000.

The Municipal Councillor and Remuneration and Reimbursement Regulations, 2001, authorizes the Town of Conception Bay South to approve remuneration not exceeding 2% of its total fixed revenue. Based on this legislation, the Town was authorized to pay its Councillors the amount in the following table:

2014 2015 2016
Total Tax and Related Revenue 25,299,886 28,723,980 31,879,754
Total Sales of Goods and Services 984,600 1,218,100 1,374,100
Total Other Revenue from Own Sources 1,346,500 1,152,520 1,212,000
Total Local Revenue 27,630,986 31,094,600 34,465,854
2% of Local Revenue 552,620 621,892 689,317

Actual remuneration paid to Councillors for the years 2014-2016 is included in the following table:

2014 2015 2016
Mayor 35,076 40,608 40,608
Deputy Mayor 25,934 28,538 28,538
Councillor (7) 24,017 26,806 26,806
Total Remuneration 229,130 256,787 256,787

View the 2014 report Here.

*2017 – No increase

*2018 – No increase