Kimberley City Council received the 2021 Annual Report and Consolidated Financial Statements at their last regular meeting on June 27, 2022.
In the report is a summary of employees remuneration and expenses of elected officials and senior staff.
Mayor Don McCormick received $32,876, with expenses of $1,053.67. Council members each earned $16, 437 for a total of $131,498.04 for elected officials.
In addition to compensation for elected officials, municipalities must disclose the salaries of employees who earn over $75,000.
The city reports that 20 employees earned over $75,000 and six of those earned over $100,000. The top earner was the city CAO at $163,586.58. Employee earnings for those who surpassed the $75,000 threshold added up to $1,897,352,38.
The total salaries of those with remuneration under $75,000 was $4,025,576.82 for a total employee earnings of $5,922,929.20.
In comparison, the City of Cranbrook’s last reporting in 2021 had 70 employees earning over $75,000 and 40 over $100,000. Cranbrook’s mayor earns just over $67,000.
You can read the full annual report here.