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Council salaries going up 3.8 per cent
Your city councillor is getting a 3.8 per cent pay hike this year. The new numbers are now posted on the city's website. Mayor Don Iveson will make the equivalent of $213,272 this year. Councillors will make $118,824. That's if you factor in that one-third of their salaries are tax-exempt. Councillors also get benefits, a vehicle allowance, and pension contributions. There's a formula for setting city council raises, so the politicians don't have to vote on their own salaries. The raises are...

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