Regional District of Columbia Shuswap report shows salaries, staff expenses and elected officials – Salmon Arm Observer


Thirty-two Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) employees won more than $75,000 last year.

At its April 21 meeting, the CSRD Board of Directors approved the Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) for 2021. Within six months of the end of a fiscal year, local governments are required by the province complete a SoFI report showing the total compensation paid to employees, including the total amount paid for employee expenses. In addition, the report must include an appendix showing the total amount paid to each vendor of goods or services during the fiscal year that exceeds a prescribed amount, as well as a consolidated total of all other payments made to vendors. of goods or services.

CSRD’s 2021 SoFI report, under Schedule of Remuneration and Expenses, shows that 32 regional district employees earned more than $75,000. This includes other income, in addition to wages, such as paid vacation, overtime and allowances for mobile phones or on-call duty, as well as expenses.

The top earner on the CSRD staff was administrative director Charles Hamilton, who is retiring on April 30. His compensation was $222,548 plus $427 in expenses. Financial services manager Jodi Pierce was the second-highest earner, earning $142,393 plus $2,313 in expenses.

Staff who offset the expense the most included building and by-law services team leader Martin Herbert ($7,315), development services manager Gerald Christie ($5,470), Protective Services Team Derek Sutherland ($4,503) and Fire Services Coordinator Sean Coubrough ($4,267).

The remuneration of the 32 employees (excluding expenses) amounted to $3,289,096. Total compensation for CSRD staff who received less than $75,000 was $2,053,534.

For elected officials, CSRD Chairman and City of Salmon Arm Manager Kevin Flynn received $38,715 plus $188 in expenses. Excluding expenses, ward directors received between $24,246 and $34,210 in compensation, while city directors received between $15,828 and $16,529. Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) Director Paul Demenok ($3,662), followed by Electoral Area D (includes Silver Creek/Salmon Valley, Falkland, Ranchero and Deep Creek) Rene Talbot ($2,341), was most compensated for expenses.

Compensation for elected officials in 2021 totaled $284,999, while expenses totaled $14,537.

The report and related attachments will be submitted to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.

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