Malahide tax levy to rise 6.46 percent

Malahide councillors meeting as budget committee Wednesday, March 4, recommended that they formally adopt a 2015 township budget calling for a 6.46-percent increase in the municipal property tax levy.

For an average residential home, that means paying an additional $103.86 to Malahide in property tax this year.

Malahide plans $11,846,920 in spending this year.

Of that, $6,150,390 will be contributed by local property taxpayers, up $373,153 from last year.


  1. Jim Crane on March 20, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    Over the past four years I have done everything but beg Malahide Township Council to adopt budget restraints on the Complex, fire stations and employee hiring practices, even garbage pickup. I know if they had listened to my suggestions over the past four years we would be looking at a minimal tax increase. Maybe Malahide should take a look at what Aylmer Council Is proposing for a 2015 tax increase.

  2. Judy Crane on March 20, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    What in the world is Malahide Township Council thinking? Who gets a 6.46% increase in wages this day in age? Wake up people!

  3. Ron Shacleton on March 22, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    If Council would listen to Jim Crane’s suggestions of not hiring new employees when someone resigns or retires for any reason, closing at least one fire station, operating the Complex in a more efficient manner, and picking up garbage every two weeks I am sure this would result in considerable savings.

    I support Jim Crane’s ideas 99.9%.

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