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The bill has come in for legal fees for Espanola, including the Integrity Commissioner investigation carried out in 2018 in Espanola, and it is a hefty one.
Legal fees totaling nearly $193,500 were paid out to town lawyer, Paul Cassan.
The brunt of the costs, just over $80,000, was for the Integrity Commissioner’s investigation and nearly $93,000 involved Occupational Health & Safety Act issues.
The Human Rights Tribunal cost was another $6,500 and the in-house counsel agreement, $6,700.
WEBSITE: COMPLETE BREAKDOWN OF COSTS:
Audit letter: $84.75
Municipal Property Issue: $660.84
Police Matters: $899.68
Candidate Training: $1,927.22
Property Standards/Orders to Comply: $3,370.21
Human Rights Tribunal: $6,508.31
In-House Counsel Agreement: $6,780
Integrity Commissioner: $80,411.53 (paid through Wishart Law)
Occupational Health & Safety Issues: $92,817.18
The break-down includes all costs up to and including February 28th, 2019.
FEES PAID TO PAUL CASSON: