Data shows wage earnings for Lumby council members

In 2012, Mayor Kevin Acton received remuneration of $12,939 and he had expenses of $4,552 for a total of $17,491

Mayor Kevin Acton says council members are busy meeting the needs of Lumby residents.

Mayor Kevin Acton says council members are busy meeting the needs of Lumby residents.

It’s know what politicians cost Lumby taxpayers in 2012.

The village has released remuneration and expense figures for Mayor Kevin Acton and the four councillors.

“They are right where they should be,” said Acton.

In 2012, Acton received remuneration of $12,939 and he had expenses of $4,552 for a total of $17,491.

All councillors receive an annual salary of $6,854.

In terms of expenses, the highest was Coun. Lori Mindnich at $$5,108, followed by Coun. Randal Ostafichuk at $4,271, Coun. Nick Hodge at $3,311 and  Coun. Jo-Ann Fisher at $1,308.

Look for more in Wednesday’s Morning Star.