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Third straight year of no tax increases in Coaldale

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COALDALE, AB – Another year of no tax increases in Coaldale.

Town Council recently approved its 2021 Budget which includes a zero percent increase in municipal residential taxes for the third straight year.

It’s the second consecutive year for a zero percent increase in municipal non-residential tax rates.

Council also passed a zero percent increase in franchise fees for natural gas and electricity for 2021.

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Director of Corporate Services Kyle Beauchamp says despite the unanticipated economic effects brought on by COVID-19, the Town’s budget has remained exceptionally healthy.

He says the Town has been able to withstand obstacles brought on by the global pandemic and bring back a zero percent increase in municipal tax rates to help ease financial burdens.

Official Budget documents will be released in early 2021.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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