More tax increases in city’s future

It  is becoming increasingly clear that a decline in the rate of increase in taxes in St. Albert is unlikely in the short or medium-term future, a sobering thought with municipal elections eight months away.

Two items of note this week reinforced that particular forecast for St. Albert residents. Specifically as it pertains to property taxes, Mayor Nolan Crouse made his feelings apparent during his State of the City address at Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce lunch. He told the hundreds of people gathered at The Enjoy Centre that the increases of three and four per cent the last few years will likely remain the norm going forward.

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