Six staff members of the Village of Burns Lake earned more than $75,000 in 2019.
The total compensation for those staff members came to $687,496.19, according to the recently released 2019 Schedule of Employee Remuneration and Expenses report, which is available on the village’s website.
The highest paid village employee was the Working Foreman/Utility Worker Level 2, who earned $111,527.55, and had $613.50 in expenses.
The Chief Administrative Officer made $119,434.09, with $5,705.25 in expenses.
Equipment Operator Level 1 earned $100,984.20 and had $362.13 in expenses.
The Director of Protective Services earned $94,848.71 and had $10,554.62 in expenses.
The former Director of Finance made $93,033.04, with $1,275.00 in expenses.
The Director of Public Works made $92,655.11, with $5,170.73 in expenses.
And the truck driver earned $75,013.49, and had no expenses.
For the 2019 period, 50 employees made up of full-time, part-time, seasonal and casual positions, of which 43 staff members earned less than $75,000 per year. The total remuneration for that group was $914,918.16, with $21,449.19 in expenses. The total compensation for all staff was $1,602,414.35 with $45,130.42 in expenses.
All remuneration amounts include taxable benefits and vacation/bank time payouts.
The total compensation for the village council in 2019 came to $62,649.18, which was $20,692.27 higher than last year. The village council had a total of $36,703.52 in expenses, higher than 2018 by $14,376.62.
For the current council, the highest paid member is Mayor Dolores Funk, who earned $22,130.14 with $17,584.07 in expenses.
Charlie Rensby, is the second highest paid member with $10,954.76 and had $9,121.93 in expenses.
Current councillors Kevin White and Henry Wiebe earned $9,354.76 and $10,554.76 respectively. Wiebe’s expenses amounted to $6,675.26.
Former councillor Darrell Hill earned $9,654.76 and had $3,322.25 in expenses.
With files from Blair McBride