Slight variation of the account of taxes in Saint-Éphrem

Normand Roy

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The account of taxes of the citizens of Saint-Éphrem vary only slightly in 2018 according to the data obtained from the municipality after the adoption of the budget on 19 December.

Thus, for a residence of $ 100,000 located in the area served, the amount will decrease from $ 21, while for a home of the same value in the sector is not served, there will be an increase of 5,70 $. The municipality also states that”no adjustment is expected for all other municipal services”.

For the budget 2018, there will be 3 313 900 $, a decrease of 1 % compared to that of 2017.

Main projects in 2018

The council has listed some of the main projects that it plans to accomplish over the next year. First of all, he wishes to make the acquisition of an emergency facility for its fire Department. The municipality to assess its needs.

Also of the work of tilings are provided on certain sections of the rank of the Mountain as well as ranks 7 and 8. It assesses this project is approximately $ 200,000, but the cost could vary depending on the price of bitumen.

Finally, further work will be done to make the rehabilitation of water systems and domestic sewage in the area of boulevard Saint-Joseph. This project, estimated to be between 750 000 and $ 800,000, will be financed in the framework of the Program of the gas tax and Québec contribution (TECQ).