Six Nations Elected Council gets raise, but smaller council costs hit $834,022

Six Nations Elected Council costs soared to $834,022 last year after coming out of COVID-19 and despite little or no travel. Six Nations Band Council is made up of one full time Chief and 9 part-time councillors. Councillors are elected at large. Council and Chief received a raise included in the costs that totaled $147,608 that represents retroactive payment for the prior year. Currently honoraria /salary alone for the Elected Chief is $101,745 yearly ($1,956 weekly) compared to a base honoraria in 2021-2022 of $76,500 ($1,471 weekly) . That’s an increase of $58,153 and for councillors honoraria is now $54,796 ($1053.76 weekly) compared to $41,200 in 2021-2022. That’s a $13,596 raise. Six Nations Elected Council is also a smaller council now with only nine councillors and a chief compared to…

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