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7110 | Trustee Remuneration and Expense Allowance Policy

Date Approved: September 11 2012
Date Reviewed/Amended: February 20 2024

As required by the School Act, the Board authorizes payment of Trustee Remuneration and an Expense Allowance as follows:

1. The Trustees of School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) are paid an annual amount. Rates are set for Trustee, Vice Chair and Chair. The annual amount is paid in twelve (12) equal instalments.

                      Board Chair $16,363

                      Vice Chair $14,768

                      Trustee $13,575

2. An annual adjustment shall be made to the Trustee Stipend and other amounts/allowances as listed in this policy, effective July 1st of each year.  This adjustment will reflect the BC Consumer Price Index Change (change        from the previous year

3. Trustees receive a monthly allowance of $75 ($900 per annum) for telecommunication costs incurred by the Trustee. In even-numbered years this allowance will be compared to the average allowance in the data supplied by the British Columbia School Trustee Association. If the allowance is less than the average allowance, the Board will consider an increase to the allowance.

4. Policy 7120 sets out the rules for the Travel and Subsistence Allowance paid to Trustees traveling on Board business.


School Act – Section 71

7120-20 - - Travel and Subsistence Allowance - Approvals Regulation
7120 - - Travel and Subsistence Allowance Policy
7120-10A - - Expense Account Form