Crown Lands

The cost of providing muncipal services to lands owned by the Crown continues to be a major concern for EOWC. These lands generate no revenues for local or county municipal governments because they are exempt from property taxation.

In our pre-budget submission in 2007, we calculated what the financial impact of employing a residential property tax rate, on the assessment related to these lands. This is one option that is worthy of consideration but other mechanisms may be developed.

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