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Trustee Remuneration and Expenses
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The School Act allows a Board to provide for payment of traveling and other expenses and honoraria to Trustees.
Furthermore, the Income Tax Act permits Boards to pay Trustees a non-accountable allowance that will not be required to be included in a Trustee’s income provided it does not exceed one-half of the honoraria paid to the Trustee.
Boards are also permitted to reimburse Trustees for specific expenses incurred to complete responsibilities other than those required of all Trustees. Such reimbursements are not taxable.
The Organizational Bylaw, section 2.2, requires annual reporting of Trustee remuneration.
The policy on Trustee remuneration will be reviewed on an annual basis in November of each year by the Policy Development and Review Committee.
The Edmonton Catholic Separate School District No. 7 provides a program of remuneration to Trustees consisting of the following parts:
Note: For information on specific schedules, please contact the Board Office at 780-441-6002.