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Expenses revealed for Vernon politicians

Catherine Lord, a Vernon councillor, had expenses of $5,244 in 2013. - Photo submitted
Catherine Lord, a Vernon councillor, had expenses of $5,244 in 2013.
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Vernon's elected officials made use of taxpayers' dollars last year.

The city's 2013 annual report indicates that the seven members of council had a total of $13,356 in expenses.

Leading the pack was Coun. Catherine Lord with $5,244.

"There were two years of receipts for the Union of B.C. Municipalities conference because I didn't file for 2012 until the beginning of 2013," she said.

Mayor Rob Sawatzky had expenses of $3,315 for 2013, while Coun, Juliette Cunningham's expenses were $3,223.

Coun. Mary-Jo O'Keefe submitted for $889 in expenses, while there was $687 for Coun. Brian Quiring and no expenses were filed by Councillors Bob Spiers and Patrick Nicol.

 

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