Monthly Archives: November 2014

“CITY BUDGET FOR DUMMIES” – 2015-2018 EDITION #yegcc

City Council has begun discussion surrounding the 2015-2018 budget.  For the last 20 to 30 years, Edmontonians have been fortunate to face little, if any, increase in their property taxes. Unfortunately, this came with a heavy price: substantially under-funded infrastructure throughout the city. Under the current Council, these infrastructure shortfalls will finally be addressed, providing improved roads, services, and facilities to city residents.

But while our city is growing, this growth puts more pressure on existing facilities – and the extra revenue generated by that growth is delayed by the timing of the tax cycle.  To fund these improvements, Administration …

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