Notice of Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw

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Take Notice, that Council of the District of Sparwood will be considering Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw 1156, 2014, Amendment Bylaw 1209, 2017 to exempt additional properties from taxation in accordance with sections 224 of the Community Charter. This Bylaw is scheduled to receive third reading at the Regular Council Meeting of Monday, October 2, 2017 at 13:00 and be adopted at the Regular Council Meeting, of Monday, October 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The exemptions will be for seven years from 2018 to 2024, of which the details and estimated taxes for three years are noted below.

Folio Address Type of Exemption Estimated Tax if not Exempted
2018 2019 2020
3045.000 120 Centennial Street Property owned by non-profit $3,182 $3,278 $3,376
818.215 141B Aspen Drive Leased from District by non-profit $1,454 $1,498 $1,543

A copy of the proposed Bylaw and related documentation may be inspected at the District of Sparwood Municipal Office, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, BC during regular business hours of Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, excluding statutory holidays.

Michele Schalekamp
Director of Finance

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