Saskatoon approves 3 high-priced Remai Modern jobs, but with reservations

Posted by Michelle Brownridge on December 5th, 2018

Remai Modern Art Museum, the first group up to bat at Monday's 2019 Saskatoon budget approval session, faced some tough questions about its plan to add three high-priced positions to the city tax roll. The jobs, whose salaries will total $264,500, were ultimately approved 6-5 by city councillors. However, Coun. Randy Donauer and other councillors expressed reservations and voted against the Remai budget top-up that allows the museum to proceed with the new hires. "We've spent a lot of money at the Remai and we're all very proud of it, but there's a lot of things we're trying to accomplish in the city and we have to say 'no' to a lot of departments," Donauer said. Read more...

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