Property Tax

General Property Tax Information

Property Tax pays for a wide variety of Municipal services including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Emergency services such as Fire, Policing and Bylaw Services;
  • Road maintenance including snow clearing and street sweeping;
  • Recreational services and programs;
  • Parks and green space maintenance; and
  • Other community services and support.

The cost of delivering these services, at a level determined by Council, forms the basis of each year’s budget.

A portion of property taxes are also submitted to the Province to help fund the school system in Alberta. Another portion is submitted to Newell Foundation to fund senior’s lodges.

The chart below provides a breakdown of where your tax dollars are directed
2016 Tax Dollars