Budgets around the Coaticook MRC
The total budget of Barnston West for the upcoming year is $975,271. Property tax rates stay the same at .75 per $100 evaluation which includes the bill for the Sureté du Quebec. Fees for domestic waste will go up $3.57 bringing the total to $246.70 per household, and the fee for garbage collection in the agricultural sector will go up by around $20 to total $225.
Dixville taxes will rise by about 7%. The residential tax rate is going from .72 to .77 per $100 evaluation while the domestic waste fee is going up $15 to total $130 per household. Recycling fees will stay the same at $37 per household. The total budget for 2011 is $1.3 million.
Residents in Compton are facing a tax hike, especially if they are served by the town’s water system and other services. Property taxes are going from .825 to .855 per $100. This represents a slight increase for residents outside the village’s network of about $16.50 for a property worth $200,000. A property of the same value that is hooked up to the town’s water system will see an increase of about $170 on their tax bill. Fees for domestic waste collection went down slightly. The salary of the mayor has increased by about $2000 to total $15,000, while the salaries of the councillors, including expenses, have increased to $5000 from $4,368.
Martinville’s total budget for 2011 is $575,088. Its tax rate, which includes the police bill, stays the same at .95 per $100 evaluation. The fee for domestic waste stays the same, at $178.83 per household, as does the recycling fee at $50.55 per household. Work to the water system in the heart of the village, expected to cost around $700,000, is slated for this year.
The changes in property taxes for residents of Stanstead East and Waterville were reported in previous editions.