The Chatham-Kent draft budget is calling for a 3.96 per cent increase for 2021
Published Friday, January 15, 2021 6:00PM EST
Chatham Kent municipal offices (CTV Windsor/July 2018)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- During proposed budget presentation on Wednesday evening council heard the increase would equate to an extra $117 on a yearly property tax bill for a house assessed at $173,000 or $67 increase for a house assessed at $100,000.
Much of the increase, 2.10 per cent is meant to replace aging infrastructure, improve storm sewers and deal with shoreline issues.
There’s also a proposal to set aside 0.43 per cent to address community issues as rural internet and homelessness.
As well the document lays out a plan to cover costs and lost revenue due to COVID.
Residents are invited to consultations which will be held:
- Tuesday, January 19 at 12 p.m
- Wednesday, January 20 at 4 p.m
- Thursday, January 21 at 6 p.m
Throughout the process, information will be posted to their website.
Budget Committee Deliberations will be held online from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. beginning January 27.