Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Provincial cuts equivalent of 15% tax increase for city

Councillors discuss concerns provincial budget impacts at budget committee meeting
Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald
Budget committee discusses the effects of the
2017-18 provincial budget on the City of
Moose Jaw at the March 27, 2017 meeting.

By Lisa Goudy

Councillors are waiting for some confirmation of numbers in regards to the provincial budget impacts on the city, but they voiced their displeasure at Monday’s budget committee meeting.

If the City of Moose Jaw were to recoup all lost cuts from the provincial government through a tax increase, taxes would need to go up by 15 per cent.

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