County debate rages over extra $400K

County residents may pay about one per cent less than expected on their tax bills this year due to some unexpected growth, council has heard, and at least one councillor wants to see those bills cut even more.

County council voted 5-2 in favour of first reading of its new 2013 taxation rates at a special meeting held Tuesday. Mayor Don Rigney and Coun. Don McGeachy were opposed.

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