COUNTY LEDUC COUNCIL APPROVES 2012 INTERIM BUDGET

At the conclusion of their budget meetings this morning, Leduc County Council approved the 2012 interim municipal operating budget of approximately $34.4 million and a capital budget of $2.0 million, all funded from tax dollars.
 Council took into account the current economic climate and the requirement to maintain the current level of services and approved a municipal tax increase that would not exceed 3.52 per cent.
 The passing of the interim budget allows projects to proceed before the 2012 budget is given final approval and tax rates are set in early May.
 After Council sets the 2012 tax rates in May, notices will be mailed to all ratepayers.

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