How Would You Allocate $52 Million?



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The City of Calgary needs to decide what to do with $52 million dollars due to the Provincial Government's choice to reduce education tax for 2013. City Council wants your opinion on five options. Let Council know what YOU think!

  • Give it back - Lowering the taxes that homeowners pay
  • Let the buses roll - Creating a new dedicated capital fund for Calgary Transit
  • Give business a break - Reducing the tax rate for businesses
  • Revitalize our communities - Investing in maintenance and renewal of older neighbourhoods
  • Drop the debt - Reducing the City's debt and our annual interest payments

I have always advocated for giving this money back to taxpayers, but am very interested to hear what Ward 14 residents think. Visit calgary.ca/52million to have your say.

Update

Thank you to the thousands of Calgarians who submitted their feedback on the five options for what to do with the $52 million.

All your feedback will now be collated verbatim and shared with the rest of Council and I. The feedback will also be posted on the calgary.ca/52million website the second week of July.​​​​

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