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City coun­cil travel claims so far in 2017 re­leased

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Cor­ner Brook city coun­cil re­leased its travel ex­pen­di­tures for the first half of 2017 dur­ing a pub­lic meet­ing held ear­lier this week.

Here are the num­bers, plus a com­par­i­son of the same six­month pe­riod in 2016:

Mayor Charles Pen­der

Fe­bru­ary 2017: Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties New­found­land and Labrador re­gional meet­ings in Deer Lake ($182.55)

Fe­bru­ary 2017: Ur­ban Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties Com­mit­tee meet­ing in Bay Roberts ($1,212.69)

March 2017: Fed­er­a­tion of Cana­dian Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties meet­ing in Whistler, B.C. ($2,275.27)

April 2017: 2017-2018 pro­vin­cial bud­get in St. John’s ($804.18)

April 2017: Gen­eral meet­ing of Deer Lake Air­port Au­thor­ity ($36.69)

May 2017: Fed­er­a­tion of Cana­dian Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties Con­ven­tion in Ot­tawa ,Ont. ($2,936.32)

May 2017: At­lantic Mayor’s Meet­ings in Sum­mer­side, P.E.I. ($1,412.78)

June 2017 Ur­ban Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties Com­mit­tee meet­ing in Par­adise ($913.86)

TO­TAL: $9,774.34

Coun. Tony Buckle

Fe­bru­ary 2017: Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties New­found­land and Labrador re­gional meet­ings in Deer Lake ($217.55)

May 2017 Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties New­found­land and Labrador Sym­po­sium in Gan­der ($1,282.01)

TO­TAL: $1,499.56

Coun. Keith Cormier

June 2017: Gros Morne The­atre Open­ing Night in Cow Head ($291.17)

TO­TAL: $291.17

Deputy Mayor Bernd Staeben, Coun. Josh Carey, Coun. Linda Chais­son and Coun. Mary Ann Mur­phy

- No ex­penses claimed

To­tal travel pre­vi­ous year Jan­uary – June: $8,111.43

To­tal Travel for cur­rent year Jan­uary – June: $11,565.07

Dif­fer­ence in semi-an­nual travel to­tals: -$3,453.64

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