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Budget to spend less on roads as maintenance costs rise

Budget to spend less on roads as maintenance costs rise

Proposed 2018 city budget has $7 million earmarked for road repaving, down from $10.1 million the previous year and the now $13 million estimated annually to maintain the network.
Victoriaville future remains uncertain

Victoriaville future remains uncertain

Decision on whether to demolish nearly 40-year-old mall likely at least one year away.
First budget review meeting produces plenty of debate, few changes

First budget review meeting produces plenty of debate, few changes

Four-hour meeting ends with council approving adding 0.01 per cent to levy increase.
Merger of Thunder Bay and Kenora hydro utilities nears completion

Merger of Thunder Bay and Kenora hydro utilities nears completion

Thunder Bay city council approves amalgamation of local electrical utilities with Kenora.
Indoor soccer deemed a priority for city

Indoor soccer deemed a priority for city

Council makes preliminary show of support for indoor soccer facility but major decisions and commitments are still ahead.
Tennis community eyeing potential indoor solution

Tennis community eyeing potential indoor solution

Bubble could be erected around four existing courts at Thunder Bay Community Tennis Centre.
Chamber concerned with budget impact on businesses

Chamber concerned with budget impact on businesses

Proposed increases to costs of planning applications, business licences and levy increase identified as issues.
Additional costs looming over future budgets

Additional costs looming over future budgets

Long-term financial overview forecasts significant costs on the horizon that will impact budgets over the coming years.
Budget 'stays the course' as city receives less outside funding

Budget 'stays the course' as city receives less outside funding

City officials point to less federal government infrastructure dollars for $13 million reduction in gross capital budget.
Proposed city budget starts with 3.61 per cent tax levy increase

Proposed city budget starts with 3.61 per cent tax levy increase

City's budget talks to start with levy hike of $6.6 million despite total combined gross rate and tax supported budget going down.