Reasonable property tax is one of the reasons why Calgarians purchase a home in Airdrie. In 2017, the City of Airdrie council has agreed to increase property taxes by just 0.63%.
That means if your property tax bill as a home owner in Airdrie is $2,300 a year, your tax will rise to $2,314.49.
The modest increase was not without some budget wrangling by Airdrie city council. One of the moves in Airdre’s $130 operating budget for next year was to chop a quarter of a million dollars out of the snow and ice reserve fund. That brought the tax increase down to .63% from the original 1.14%. It was approved unanimously.
The Airdrie Echo reported that Candice Kolson, an Airdrie councillor, brought the motion forward to council and she said was…