Salaries of all City of Powell River employees were included in the city’s 2017 financial statements presented to council at a special meeting on May 10. The city’s payroll for 2017 was $12,539,961.
Firefighters were among the city’s highest paid employees.
Of the 23 people who made more than $100,000 per year in 2017, 12 firefighters received an average of $138,885, which does not include director of fire and emergency services Terry Peters.
Peters was the highest paid city employee last year, making $178,808, followed by chief administrative officer Mac Fraser, who earned $165,173.
By comparison, total remuneration for mayor and six councillors was $160,536. Differences between what councillors make relate to repayments disclosed in November 2015.
Salaries paid to the deputy fire chief, five captains and six firefighters accounted for 31 per cent of the total ($5,350,170) for the city’s 50 employees earning more than $75,000 per year.
Total remuneration for employees earning $75,000 or less was $7,189,791.
City of Powell River employees earning more than $100,000 in 2017:
Adam, Michael, fire captain: $151,611
Allman, Sidney, firefighter: $119,956
Birtig, Tor, director of infrastructure: $116,380
Boogaards, Ray, director of parks, recreation and culture: $117,250
Cator, Shawn, operational services manager: $106,229
Collicutt, Brad, firefighter: $129,597
Cote, Kevin, firefighter: $121,203
Culos, Kevin, firefighter: $140,366
D'Angio, Frank, engineering services: $100,510
Day, Kathleen, chief financial officer: $146,278
Devlin, Robert, firefighter: $127,888
Ellis, David, fire captain: $146,010
Fougere, Todd, recreation complex maintenance foreman: $101,448
Fraser, Mac, chief administrative officer: $165,173
Grantham, William, fire captain: $149,359
Jackson, Chris, city clerk: $125,729
Jones, Carl, fire captain: $157,683
Knight, Thomas, planning director: $111,998
Peckford, Mark, fire captain: $145,837
Peters, Terry, fire and emergency services director: $178,808
Phyall, Christian, firefighter: $137,211
Pukesh, Neil, recreation manager: $103,106
Swanson, Rocky, deputy fire chief: $139,873
Formosa, David, mayor: $46,566
Brewer, Russell, councillor: $18,624
Hathaway, Margaret, councillor: $18,624
Leishman, CaroleAnn, councillor: $19,366
Palm, James, councillor: $18,624
Skadsheim, Karen, councillor: $19,366
Southcott, Robert, councillor: $19,366