News

Courtenay approves 1.95-per-cent property tax increase

Courtenay council approved a 1.95-per-cent increase in property taxes at a budget meeting Wednesday.

The result is a $6.60 increase for an average property worth $275,000.

Council deferred discussion on a commercial tax multiplier to its April 22 meeting.

The proposed 2014 financial plan provides $35 million in expenditures.

Final decision on the budget is next month. Council encourages feedback from the public.

As of Monday, the City is offering a new online tool called Citizen Budget that allows the public to review operating budgets.

For more information, visit www.courtenay.ca.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 28 edition online now. Browse the archives.