Want to know how much your Niagara Regional Councillors bill for expenses? You are in luck
Want to know how much your elected officials bill for various expenses???
You are in luck today, 7 years of Niagara Regional councillor expense records have been released.
You can browse the expense reports by clicking here https://niagaraopendata.ca/dataset/nr-councillor-remuneration-and-expenses
The top biller for 2016 is Regional Chair Al Caslin who claimed just over $24,000 the second highest is Welland Regional Councillor Paul Grenier with $19,648, followed by Fort Erie Regional Councillor Sandy Annunziata at $16,890.
The move comes after a St. Catharines Standard report in September that revealed Annunziata had billed taxpayers for more than four thousand dollars in 2015 for mileage he accumulated while travelling to Toronto to appear on the Jerry Agar Show on Newstalk 1010, a radio station owned by CKTB's parent company Bell Media.
Today's expense report shows Annunziata billed $6190 in mileage costs.
In 2015, he billed over $7000 for mileage.