Council Remuneration

Council Remuneration

The purpose of Council remuneration is to provide an incentive for community members to hold public office and to show appreciation for those that dedicate their time and effort to the governance responsibility of District services, operations and programs.

Remuneration for District of Stewart Council is calculated annually in accordance with Council Remuneration & Expense Bylaw #939, 2019 - and is intended to provide fair compensation in a transparent manner.

In accordance with District of Stewart Council Remuneration Policy, the remuneration rates for Council are as follows:

Mayor’s Remuneration

As of January 2019, the Mayor shall be paid an annual indemnity of $15,436.00 (3% annual increase hereafter) of which one-third is an allowance for expenses incidental to the discharge of duties of the Mayor’s office. 

Councillors’ Remuneration

As of January 2019, a Councillor shall be paid an annual indemnity of $9,930.00, (3% annual increase hereafter) of which one-third is an allowance for expenses incidental to the discharge of duties of the Councillor’s office.

Employment Opportunity:  Heavy Equipment Operator

POSTED: January 22, 2021

For more details regarding this opportunity, please see the attached notice.

Notice of Proposed Property Disposition (Soucie Construction)

POSTED: January 21, 2021

For more information regarding this, please see the attached Public Notice

January 21, 2021 ** Davis Street Update:  Road is now officially open again **

POSTED: January 18, 2021

PREVIOUS POST:  Effective at 5:00pm today, Monday, January 18, 2021, the Dike Road will be closed to all traffic until further notice - for more information, please see the public notice attached.

Supporting Local Businesses Through Tourism

POSTED: July 31, 2020

The District is supporting local businesses by utilizing an NDIT grant to promote Stewart tourism within BC. View BC Magazine's great feature on Stewart!

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: October 22, 2019

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 23, 2019

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

Dedication of “Family Quiet Room” at the Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: July 18, 2019

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation