- OH MY
- December 19, 2012 - 06:58
well thats right they aint reducing property taxes they are increasing them, never a break for home owners....
- St John's resident
- December 18, 2012 - 20:30
Sounds like I should move to Mt Pearl,they have better snow clearing,lower taxes,new garbage system,from what I understand is working out great.They have a mayor who don,t spend their city taxes on foolishness,oh and their Mayor has a better personality.What more can you ask for.
- Political Watcher
- December 18, 2012 - 17:51
I smell electioneering in the air..... Mount Pearl's motto; buy them with their own money
- December 18, 2012 - 17:26
The headline and story is misleading. Are they really reducing property tax? If so, a property owner will pay less tax. I doubt it. They are reducing the mil rate, not property tax. With an increase in assessed values, a decrease in mil rate means that property tax likely will still increase! This happens every assessment year when every municipality issues its budget. It is irritating and irresponsible that media continue to issue these misleading headlines...state it the way it truly is.
- December 18, 2012 - 16:56
Mount Pearl is not reducing property tax, it is reducing the mill rate, there is a major difference. I would be willing to bet the property tax is still going up due to increased assessments. Get the story right!