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salary of any managers, at annum.
Most of the expenses incurred by general managers during the 2016-17 financial year were for dining, accommodation or airfares.
Mr Arnold spent more than $800 at the Oyster Cove Inn for a Christmas function for councillors and senior management.
He also spent nearly $1000 with cruise and day tour company Pennicott Wilderness Journeys.
Mr Arnold said his council credit card was used for a variety of purposes.
“From memory on that one [the Pennicott Wilderness Journey transaction ] we were running a naming competition for the Kingston Park development and we decided to give the winners a prize,” he said.
“I can’t speak for other general manager’s but I know in my case my credit card is used by other managers at the council to book courses and related expenses for their guys.
“So it is used for some people to go to Melbourne if there is a conference they need to go to that will benefit the council.” of the general $159,000 per
Among Mr Sanderson’s expenses was a $3100 charge for a trip to Canberra with Brighton Mayor Tony Foster and his wife to present the council’s business case for the 2017 Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia national rally, which was held in March.
Mr Sanderson is also a salesman for the council’s own computer software, Microwise, which he spruiks to other councils.
The Mercury has not included his Microwise-related expenses, as this payer funded.
But for council business Rockwall Bar and Grill looks to be Mr Sanderson’s favourite jaunt, dining on separate occasions with Mr Brooks, Mr Metcalf, LGAT chief executive Katrena Stephenson and Hobart alderman Damon Thomas.
Mr Sanderson also spent $1900 on advertising with radio station 7HOFM to promote the Brighton Show.
Mr Sanderson said $9400 of his expenses were mostly for travelling and conferences on the mainland.
“Other expenses include LGAT general managers conference and networking with other general managers and elected members,” he said.
“This $9400 is within budget allocations.”
Out of Mr Brooks’s $15,570, $9550 was for the attendance at Local Government Chief Officer Group conferences.
A Glenorchy spokeswoman said since Tony McMullen took on the acting general manager role in April he had incurred no credit card expenses.
Mr Heath claimed $117.50 in expenses for purchases at the last Taste of Tasmania. is not rate- WHO EARNS WHAT?
Brighton Council: Total of $280,232 for 2016,
Clarence City Council: Total package of $271,767
Derwent Valley Council: $240,000 to $259,999
Glamorgan Spring Bay: Total package of $171,015
Glenorchy City Council: $285,625 for the last financial year, inclusive of superannuation but exclusive of payable FBT
Hobart City Council: $340,000 to $359,999
Huon Valley Council: $159,000 per annum
Kingborough Council: Total of $255,988
shared between Sorell and Tasman Council’s: Package of $203,996