Some salaries increasing at Six Nations administration

By Lynda Powless Editor COVID-19 impacts are still hitting Six Nations bottom line. Six Nations is increasing some salaries to fill positions left vacant since the pandemic lockdowns. Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) were briefed on the salary increase at the Political Liaison Committee meeting on March 13 during a discussion about the Parks and Recreation budget within the department’s monthly report. Councillor Greg Frazer questioned if the department’s budget was funded through its own source revenue and if it was in a deficit. Darrin Jamieson, SNEC Chief Operating Officer reminded him that Six Nations, unlike a municipality, doesn’t have a “regularised tax base” from which to fund Parks and Recreation, as many fund municipal-run facilities through property tax revenue, facility rentals and program fees. He said the department is…

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