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Decrease in Taxes is Certainly Welcome

Last week the Strathcona County Taxpayers Association met in Sherwood Park for our monthly meeting. This time, the meeting was anything but typical. Strathcona County Administration had just announced a decrease in residential property taxes of 2.17%. This decrease...

Tax Decrease Coming (So Is An Election)

For the past three years the Strathcona County Taxpayers Association has been calling on Strathcona County Administration and Council to freeze or decrease your property taxes. It appears this will finally happen. The 2017 Strathcona County municipal budget will call...

Agriculture Facility Price Out of Line With Reality

There are other ways. Two weeks ago we mentioned Strathcona County has approved a $30 million multi-use agricultural facility. We questioned why we would approve a $30 million project without a plan of who would pay for it and where the money come from. What we did...