If the budget is ultimately passed, a 3.86 percent property tax hike will be required to fund the initiatives which include a $1 million dollar increase for snow removal, a $1.5 million increase for policing and $750,000 in added transit services to new neighbourhoods.
The preliminary budget will be tabled with the Budget Committee for deliberation on Wednesday, April 14, starting at 1:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.
View the City of SaskatoonPreliminary Operating Budget here. Read the Star Phoenix coverage here.
Update: April 15 - Council decides not to trim budget-for now; 3.96% tax hike proposed
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