An additional 48 City of Sarnia employees made $100,000 or more in income last year, bringing to 237 the number of “sunshine club” members on the municipal payroll.
Firefighters and police officers once again led the way. A total of 103 fire staff and administrators topped the $100,000 threshold required for public disclosure, and 101 police and administrators made the list.
City manager Margaret Misek-Evans was the city’s highest-paid employee ($180,948) followed by police chief Phil Nelson ($174,458) and deputy police chief Bob Farlow ($169,377).
Five others had salaries exceeding $150,000 in 2016: staff sergeant David Bonnema ($155,230), staff sergeant Scott Clarke ($156,812), staff sergeant Paul Mamak ($161,291), city engineer Andre Morin ($154,914) and Sergeant Paul Mullins ($150,177).