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With the expenses accepted Thursday, the Transcona councillor 2013 expenses include more than $5,000 for gift baskets and flowers. In the month of July alone, he expensed $1,280 at Myra Rose Florist.

It looks like Coun. Russ Wyatt has more money to spend on flowers for next year.

At Thursday's governance committee meeting, Wyatt's request to file a late expense receipt over $1,500 in flowers and gift baskets was approved.

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card, as opposed to a personal card to prevent councillors from benefiting by collecting points or Air Miles.

It looks like Coun. Russ Wyatt has more money to spend on flowers for next year.

Different groups approach him for donations and often he chooses to give flowers or gift baskets for them to use in silent auctions or raffles.

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Havixbeck is no stranger to expense controversy. Last year, the Charleswood Tuxedo councillor came under fire after spending $2,374 during Christmas of 2012 on gingerbread cookies to hand out to schools and shelters.

At Thursday's governance committee meeting, Wyatt's request to file a late expense receipt over $1,500 in New Era Milwaukee Brewers flowers and gift baskets was approved.

At the same meeting, proposed changes to the rules surrounding councillors' ward allowances were approved. One of the changes, a last minute motion by Coun. Devi Sharma, called for up to 10% of unspent allotments to be carried over to the next year.

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Flowers given to public officials help build relationships, he added.

In 2013, the Transcona councillor expensed over $5,000 on gift baskets and flowers alone, including $1,280 at Myra Rose Florist in the month of July.

the annual audit of councillors' expenses, which confirmed all the councillors had stayed within their $115,924 budget in 2013.

Coun. Paula Havixbeck begrudgingly approved Wyatt's request, because it meets the criteria for expenditures, but added "whether I think this is agreeable spending is a different topic."

"The longer you are in the system, the more you realize there are some things that need changing," Havixbeck said of Wyatt's spending. "I think that it is excessive."

"The longer you are in the system, the more you realize there are some things that need changing," Havixbeck said of Wyatt's spending. "I think that it is excessive."

you . it sends a message, I think it is important," he said."You wouldn't spend excessively if you didn't have to especially when it is someone else's money . there's lots of stuff to do for community groups like community incentive grants and per capita grants, that I try to make use of," she said.

"It's something which every year in the Transcona ward there has been that kind of support," he said.

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Coun. Paula Havixbeck begrudgingly approved Wyatt's request, because it meets the criteria for expenditures, but added "whether I think this is agreeable spending is a different topic."

Sharma said it will help to discourage frivolous last minute spending and accomodate the issue of invoices councillors often receive after the year end cut off.

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Havixbeck is no stranger to expense controversy. Last year, the Charleswood Tuxedo councillor came under fire after spending $2,374 during Christmas of 2012 on gingerbread cookies to hand out to schools and shelters.

In response to the criticism, Wyatt justified using taxpayers' dollars on flowers because he says it helps out community groups in his ward.

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