City of Powell River releases staff salary details

23 employees make more than $100,000 per year

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.

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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

City council:

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

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