Augusta Township Will See a Modest Tax Increase in 2017

Property owners residing in the Augusta Township will see a rise in taxes this year.

This past Friday (February 24th) township council approved the 2017 budget which will see a 2.5% increase on the municipal portion of the bill this year.

The entire budget will see the town spend $7.2 million, $4.4 million of that will come from taxes.

 Roads will represent the most expensive expenditure this year, with $3.6 million earmarked for specific projects.

Other significant costs is the OPP policing bill which is just over $950,000, the volunteer firefighting service will cost just over $620,000.