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Balanced community: “More than a Bedroom Community! Building a Tech & Innovation Hub” — Updated

Balanced community: “More than a Bedroom Community! Building a Tech & Innovation Hub” — Updated Update: A few news links, and city reply to a Freedom of Information Request. Port Moody is struggling to be a community where people can … Continue reading

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Taxes — 2017

Taxes — 2017 From council agenda package for April 25, 2017: “The draft Financial Plan Bylaw includes a 4.97% operating tax increase and a 1% capital Asset Levy tax increase, and sets the property tax increase at 5.97%. The utility … Continue reading

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Changing neighbourhoods: Demovictions, heritage, and taxes

Changing neighbourhoods: Demovictions, heritage, and taxes All of the following have a relationship with transit-oriented development. In the news this week … No Vacancy: The face of Metrotown “demovictions” Vancouver, BC, Canada / News Talk 980 CKNW | Vancouver’s News. … Continue reading

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Taxes, debt, and population — a pattern of growth

Taxes, debt, and population — a pattern of growth 2016 tax increase — about 5 percent (4.98 to be precise) Chart below is from council’s meeting of April 26, 2016, on-table materials, available from this city link. See city materials … Continue reading

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Council agenda, April 26, 2016: Taxes, Transportation Plan, Public Hearings, more

Council agenda, April 26, 2016: Taxes, Transportation Plan, Public Hearings, more               Packed agenda; more than 600 pages of material (not counting public hearings). The table of contents can be viewed at the PDF … Continue reading

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BC Assessment — 2016

BC Assessment — 2016 Image from Vancouver Sun article, January 5, 2016. The latest property value assessments are available online at BC Assessment (link). Many neighbourhoods, including Moody Centre, have much higher assessments than last year. Moody Centre has experienced … Continue reading

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Port Moody budget — 2015

Budget town hall — March 5, 2015 “Let’s talk taxes” The graph below is just one of 60 pages in the town hall PowerPoint presentation available here. Service/operating costs in the budget are about $48 million per year. You can … Continue reading

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