With the Niagara Falls city budget a hot topic as of late, some of our readers have recently called to ask about the salaries of city employees.
At the beginning of each year, The Buffalo News obtains the payrolls of all the municipalities within our coverage areas. We use the information -- which is public and can be attained by any resident through the state's Freedom of Information Law -- throughout the year on various stories.
To answer some recent reader questions, the 2011 payroll for the City of Niagara Falls is posted at the link below. We won't obtain this year's payroll until after the New Year, but we will be sure to post that one as well.