Mayor Paterson Took Home Over $120,000 in 2016

Kingston City Councillors received nearly $640,000 in remuneration and expenses last year.

Mayor Bryan Patterson took home more than $120,000 in 2016.

On Tuesday night, the City released a statement of how much remuneration and expenses councillors received and in Paterson's case, $93,000 of that total was his salary while the rest were for benefits, car allowance, travel, and conference expenses.

Every councillor gets an honorarium of just over $30,000 per year, about $8,000 in benefits and roughly $3,000 in car allowance.