Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Saskatoon asking for another 7.3 per cent tax bump - One third earmarked for roads, sidewalks and back alleys

"It's funding things like our bridge reserve, it's funding our civic facilities financing plan, it's funding our active transportation reserve -- it's funding all sorts of things," said Totland, adding that if the money diverted to those ends was shifted back to the services side, it's very likely growth would be paying for growth. But, Totland pointed out that capital spending is also needed in a growing city. Read more.

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