The Regional Municipality of Durham

Media Advisory

Durham Region's 2015 Property Tax Business Plans and Budgets to be presented at committee and council

WHITBY, ON February 19, 2015

Members of the media are advised that the 2015 Regional Property Tax Business Plans and Budgets, in addition to the 2015 Property Tax rates, will be presented to committee and council in the coming weeks.

WHEN: The Finance & Administration Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, Feb. 24 and Wednesday, Feb. 25, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Room LL-C.

Subject to approval of the business plans and budgets, they will move forward to Durham Regional Council on Wednesday, March 4, beginning at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers.

WHERE: These three meetings will be held at The Regional Municipality of Durham Headquarters, 605 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby.

WHY: These documents outline essential services and required capital infrastructure investments for the Region’s approximately 650,000 residents.

NOTE: In December 2014, Regional Council approved the 2015 Business Plans and Budgets for Water Supply and Sanitary Sewerage. Please note that these two services are funded directly by user rates/fees and not by property taxes.

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