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Fort Erie Council Approves Operating and Capital Budgets for 2020

Residential property taxes will be going up in Fort Erie.

Town Council recently approved the Operating Budget for 2020.

It includes about a 1.55 percent tax increase, but it works out to 2.47 percent when you combine it with the Region and Board of Education levies.

Council has also given the green light to a Capital Budget of $18.7 million.

It's going to fund 63 projects total, including the construction of a newly amalgamated Fire Station 4.

It's one of the most expensive projects in the budget, with a price tag of $3.4 million.

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