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City's Provisional Budget Includes a 1.7% Increase from Inflation and Increased Municipal Services

November 20, 2018 - City's Provisional Budget

The City's provisional budget indicates a 3.38% increase, summarized as follows:
  • 1.1% increase from new provincial rates and taxes (BC Hydro, ICBC, Employer Health Tax, and Carbon Tax).

  • 0.6% increase from three Council-approved additional RCMP officers.

  • 1.7% increase from inflation and increased services, including additional transit hours and enhanced snow clearing and street maintenance. The increase is offset by increasing revenues from overall development and community growth.

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