Councillor Expenses January - March 2012

In September 2011, Council resolved to publish the expenses incurred by Councillors on its website each quarter.

Please find below the second quarterly expenses report which covered the period 1 January - 31 March 2012.

In addition to the below expenses, the Local Government Act provides for the Mayor and Councillors to be paid an allowance. In the January - March 2012 quarter, the allowance paid in Yarra was: $17,456 for the Mayor and $5642 for all other Councillors.

Link to more recent quarterly expenses report

You can find a more recent quarterly expenses report (for the period 1 April - 30 June 2012) on the Councillor Expenses webpage. More information about the responsibilities of local Councillors is also available on that webpage.

Councillor Expenses from 1 January - 31 March 2012

Name

 

 

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences             

Local conference and training fees                        

 Meal costs

 

 

 

Communication costs - monthly fees

 

Communications costs -operational

(eg phone calls)

Other costs and expenses   
(eg printing)                              

 

 

 

Cr Geoff Barbour

(Mayor 
from 15 December 2011)

 

 

 

Metropolitan Northern Region Forum Delegation, Canberra, March, $625.63

 

 

 

Municipal Association of Victoria Metropolitan Forum, March, $0.00

 

 

 

$475 

 

 

 

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

 

 

Telstra monthly
connection
=$49

Home internet connection
=$59

 

 

Total
=$137

January-February
=$20.85

 

February-March =$19.45

 

Total
=$40.30

January-March printing

=$8.43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, notebook computer $2000, motion mobile device $1500.

 

Record of attendance at meetings: Australia Day Awards Committee (January), Audit Committee (February), Inner South Metropolitan Mayors Forum (February), Lourdes Community Hub Design Reference Group (February), Municipal Health Plan Advisory Committee (February), Environment Advisory Committee (February), Inner Melbourne Action Plan (IMAP) Implementation Committee (February), Northern Mayors and CEOs (March), Early Years Reference Group (March), Inner South Metropolitan Mayors Forum (March).   

 

 

Name

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

Local conference and training fees

 

Meal costs

 

 

Communication costs - monthly fees

 

Communications costs -operational
(eg phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

Cr Alison Clarke

(Mayor until 15 December 2011)

 

 

 

 Nil

 

 

 

Sally Isaac International Women's Day Breakfast, $60

 

 

 

 $475

 

 

 

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

iPad monthly connection
=$29

Total
=$58

January-February

=$53.23

 

 

 

February-March

=$46.36

 

Total
=$98.59

January-March printing

=$5.34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, iPad $762

 

 

Record of attendance at meetings: Metropolitan Transport Forum (February), Northern Mayors and CEOs (February), Metropolitan Waste Management Forum (February), Friends of Baucau (February), Environment Advisory Committee (February), Disability Advisory Committee (March), Metropolitan Transport Forum (March)

 

 

 

Name

 

 

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

Local conference and training fees

 

Meal  costs

 

 

Communication costs - monthly fees

 

Communications costs - operational (eg phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

 

Cr Jackie Fristacky

Annual Urban Transport World Conference, Sydney, $319.99

 

Investigation Mission regarding Perth Rail System, Perth, $1287.02

 

Annual Urban Congestion Conference, Sydney, $675.54

 

 

Total
=$2282.55

 Nil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$375 

 

 

 

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

Telstra monthly connection
=$49

 

Home internet connection
=$89

 

Total
=$167

 

January- February

=$117.64 

 

February-March
=$62.69

 

Total

=$180.33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January-March printing

=$36.29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, notebook computer $2000, printer $500

 

 

Record of attendance at meetings: Metropolitan Transport Forum (February), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (9 February), Bicycle Consultative Committee (February), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (16 February), Business Advisory Committee (February), Municipal Health Plan Advisory Committee (February), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (23 February), Active Ageing Advisory Committee (February), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (1 March), Indoor Sports Committee (March), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (29 March)

 

 

 

 

Name

 

 

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

 

Local conference and training fees

 

 

Meal costs

 

 

 

Communication costs - capital and monthly fees

 

Communications costs - operational (e.g phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

 

 

Cr Josh Funder

 Nil

 

 

 

 Nil

 

 

 

$375 

 

 

 

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

Telstra monthly connection
=$49

Home internet 
connection
=$59

 

Total
=$137

January-February

=$2.78

 

 

 

February-March

=$1.47

 

 

 

Total

=$4.25

 

 Nil

 

 

 

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, notebook computer $2000, motion mobile device $1500, printer $500

 

Record of attendance at meetings: Audit Committee (February), Yarra Energy Foundation (February), Indoor Sports Committee (March)

 

 

 

 

Name

 

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

Local conference and training fees

 

Meal costs

 

Communication costs - capital and monthly fees

 

 

Communications costs - operational (e.g phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

 

Cr Sam Gaylard

 Nil

 Nil

 $425

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

Telstra monthly connection
=$49

Home internet connection
=$59

 

Total
=$137

January-February
=$38.47

 

February-March

=$47.40

 

 

Total
=$85.87

 Nil

 

 

 

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, notebook computer $2000, motion mobile device $1500, printer $500

 

Record of attendance at meetings: North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (9 February), Yarra Energy Foundation (February), Bicycle Consultative Committee (February), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (16 February), Yarra Arts Advisory Committee (February), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (23 February). North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (1 March), Yarra Arts Advisory Committee (March), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (16 March), Indoor Sports Committee (March), North Fitzroy Community Hub Design Reference Group (29 March)

 

 

Name

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

 

Local conference and training fees

 

Meal costs

 

 

Communication costs - monthly fees

 

Communications costs -operational (e.g. phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

Cr Stephen Jolly

 Nil  Nil

Nil  

 

 

 

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

Telstra monthly connection
=$49

 

Home internet connection
=$59

iPad monthly connection
=$29

Total
=$166

January-February

=$96.55

 

February-March

=$129.20

 

Total

=$225.75

 

 

January-March printing

=$24.49

 
 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, notebook computer $2000, ipad $762, printer $500

 

Record of attendance at meetings: Lourdes Community Hub Design Reference Group (February), Collingwood Children's Farm Management Committee (February)

 


Name

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

Local conference and training fees

 

Meal  costs

 

 

Communication costs - monthly fees

 

Communications costs - operational (eg phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

Cr Anthony Main

 Nil  Nil

Nil 

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

Telstra monthly connection
=$49

Total
=$78

January-February
=$12.38

 

February-
March
=$60.72

 

Total
=$73.10

January-March printing

=$65.56

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, motion mobile device $1500.

 

Record of attendance at meetings: Live Music Working Group (February)

 

 

Name

 

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

Local conference and training fees

 

Meal costs 

 

Communication costs - monthly fees

 

Communications costs - operational (eg phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

Cr Dale Smedley

 Nil

 

 

 

 Nil

 

 

 

 $425

 

 

 

 Nil

 

 

 

January-February

=$97.37

 

February-March

=$79.95

 

Total
=$177.32

January-March printing

=$0.03

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): Nokia mobile phone $350

Record of attendance at meetings: Yarra Arts Advisory Committee (February), Live Music Working Group (February)

 

 

Name

 

Travel costs to attend interstate conferences

 

 

Local conference and training fees

 

Meal costs

 

Communication costs - monthly fees

 

Communications costs - operational (eg phone calls)

 

Other costs and expenses
(e.g. printing)

 

 

Cr Amanda Stone

 Nil

 

 

 

 Nil

 

 

 

 $375

 

 

 

iPhone monthly fee
=$29

Telstra monthly connection
=$49

Total
=$78

January-February
=$42.25

 

February-March

=$92.34

 

Total

=$134.59

 

January-March printing
=$132.47

 

 

 

 

The start up costs of equipment that is being used by this Councillor (i.e. these costs are not paid on a quarterly basis but are the one-off costs paid for the equipment): iPhone $800, notebook computer $2000, printer $500

 

Record of attendance at meetings: Lourdes Community Hub Design Reference Group (February), Business Advisory Committee (February), Live Music Working Group (February), Collingwood Children's Farm Management Committee (February)

 
               
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