Gatineau ups fees, fines to deal with infrastructure backlog - Ottawa - CBC News

By Kate Porter, CBC News Ottawa, November 10, 2016

Gatineau city councillors voted on a series of budget recommendations Thursday that will see the city increase parking fees, help create a district of artist workshops on Montcalm Street, and wage its yearly battle to balance its books.


Overall, Gatineau intends to spend $577 million, raised almost entirely through property taxes.Faced with the pressure to catch up with road, sewer and other infrastructure work, Gatineau councillors voted to put off other projects, such as a new main library.

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