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Town trims .9% off projected tax rate We specialize in protecting and maintaining
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Council passes 2015 operating and capital budgets NEW VEHICLE? NEW PAINT?

continued from front by Adrienne Tait along with the annual Non-residential mill Revenues are budgeted projects for 2015 include program. Stop paint chips with Xpel Films
operating requisition, rates combine to total to be slightly less than $450,000 for the new fire Recreation project
Edson town council has from the Evergreens 18.26 mills which is 2014 at $26,151,074 protection training tower, expenses for 2015 Computer Generated Kits
p a s s e d t h e 2 0 1 5 Foundation requires a tax down from the 2014 rate down from $26,463,631. $2.75 million for street include $150,000 for a
operating and capital i n c r e a s e o f of 18.84. The municipal The capital projects for rehabilitation and repair, s i d e w i n d e r t r a c k , to ensure an exact fit.
budgets and set the 2015 approximately 2.5% for rate for non-residential is 2015 total $7,881,751 $1.53 million for the $ 2 3 0 , 0 0 0 f o r t h e
mill rate. the Evergreens portion of set at 14.6049 mills for and will be funded from highway 748 and 40 St centennial park bridge, HAVE YOUR VEHICLE PROTECTED TODAY!
Edson residents can taxes in order to generate 2015, the Evergreens provincial and county intersection, $802,000 $80,000 for downtown
expect a 3% increase in the required income. Foundation mill rate at grants, as well as f o r v e h i c l e s a n d Christmas lights, and
both residential and non- The 2015 residential 0.3307 mills, and the transfers from reserves. equipment, and $545,382 $200,000 for park trails. 5925 - 3rd Avenue, Edson
residential taxes. The mill rates have been set at school mill rate at 3.3244 Major budgeted capital for the meter replacement
increase was required in 5.2626 mills, down mills. 780-723-5353
order to balance the slightly from the 2014 The overall increase in
budget. The increase is mill rate of 5.419 mills. assessment for the town We specialize in protecting and maintaining Like us on
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was originally projected Foundation mill rate will mill rate has dropped
in the interim budget. increase to 0.3307 mills slightly from last year
Despite the increase in from the 2014 mill rate of despite the 3% increase. * Shinetech Clear FX *NEW KROWN RUST
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a s t a x e s o w e d i s mills. The result is a and equipment, $4.9 * XPEL Stoneguard Films
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continued from front VE Day marked with a parade
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continued from front jeep rode two WWII light lunch.
The original Victory in veterans - Comrade
continued from front Europe Day (VE Day) Thora McCullough, and
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