Rus­sell Town­ship be­gins bud­get dis­cus­sions

Le Reflet (The News) - - ACTUALITÉS NEWS - – Vi­cky Char­bon­neau

This first draft of the 2018 bud­get for Rus­sell Town­ship was pre­sen­ted to coun­cil du­ring its last mee­ting on Oc­to­ber 2. The said bud­get fo­re­casts an ove­rall tax in­crease of 1.5%. Fur­ther dis­cus­sions are to be held at the set bud­get wor­king day ses­sions on Oc­to­ber 18 and 19. Among other things, changes to the user fee sche­dules, as usual­ly re­vie­wed, will be pre­sen­ted du­ring these pu­blic wor­king ses­sions. Mayor Pierre Le­roux high­ligh­ted that a tax in­crease of 1% re­pre­sents an ad­di­tio­nal re­ve­nue of about $108,000 for the mu­ni­ci­pa­li­ty. For the plan­ned in­crease this year, an ave­rage hou­se­hold of $320,617 in as­sess­ment would be seeing an in­crease of $24.

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