Sturgeon County proposes 3.65 per cent tax increase

Maintaining current service levels will cost Sturgeon County taxpayers an additional 3.65 per cent in property taxes, members of council heard Monday during a budget briefing.

That number is preliminary and could grow by as much as two percentage points if all 32 proposed business cases are approved. The increase is also purely on the operating budget, as council has directed that no new tax dollars be used for capital projects.

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