Update: Oakville tax increase
December 18, 2015
As previously posted the Town of Oakville said in a release that the Budget Committee would bring a proposal to Council of increasing property taxes by 1.66 per cent.
In a release dated December 15, the Town announced that Council had unanimously approved a 2.4 per cent increase to the town's portion of the bill.
"Once again, we have kept our promise to keep tax increases in line with inflation while providing the programs, services and infrastructure support expected by our community," Mayor Rob Burton said in the release. "Oakville has become one of the best municipalities at keeping its tax increase low."
The release says the approved $371 million budget will provide funding for a wide range of programs and services, which include road maintenance, parks and trails, harbours, transit, emergency services, recreation and culture, senior services, libraries and to keep facilities in good repair.
For more information or to read the full release, click here.