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Tax update shows municipal taxes to go up by 3 per cent in 2016

Morinville taxpayers now have an idea of how the Town Budget will affect their own budget with some clear numbers from Administration on tax rates. At their Committee of the Whole meeting, Council received a report from Shawna Jason, Interim Director of Financial Services for the Town, who informed Council that to support the 2016 budget, ratepayers would be paying approximately $61.40 more this year, based on a home valued at $300,000. […]

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Morinville Council sets 2012 property tax rate

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The average Morinville resident can anticipate paying an extra $128 in property taxes this year now that Morinville Town Council has given second and third reading to its 2012 tax bylaw. The average home, which rose from $275,968 in 2011 to $281,957 in 2012, would see a property tax bill of approximately $2,526, an increase of 5.34 per cent over 2011 figures… […]

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County residents could see 7.42 per cent increase in taxes

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – The average Sturgeon County homeowner is looking at an increase of roughly $98 in property taxes in 2012. That’s the verdict after day one of Sturgeon County budget talks. Some member of County Council met with administration Wednesday morning for the first of a series of budget discussions, looking at the overall picture and some more detailed examinations department by department… […]