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Pay for mayor, council outlined

An annual report issued in accordance with the Municipal Act shows how much the mayor and councillors were paid in 2011, with Mayor Roy Avis ranking as the highest-paid and having the most expenses.

Mayor Avis, who also sits on the Fort Frances Power Corp. board of directors and local Police Services Board, had expenses and remuneration totalling $38,800.

Council bullets

Town council accepted a proposal from Union Gas for a “Helping Hands” project at its regular meeting Monday night.

As previously reported, Union Gas has offered to apply for grants—and offer up manpower—to help repair damaged arena seats at the Memorial Sports Centre.

As well, council:

McCormick appointed CAO for DSSAB

The Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel McCormick as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) effective Feb. 20.

“It was encouraging to see the quality and experience of the individuals who expressed interest in joining our organization,” noted board chair Ross Donaldson, who also is the reeve of La Vallee.