Council approves 2017 city budget. Here’s what you’ll be paying in taxes
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By John Willing, Ottawa Citizen, December 14, 2016

Property taxes will increase by two per cent and water bills will go up by five per cent now that council has approved the 2017 city budget.

Council passed the budget Wednesday with a 24-0 vote.Mayor Jim Watson said he’s “proud with the balance we have achieved.

”The transit tax on property tax bills will increase by 2.5 per cent. The annual flat garbage fee, which is a separate line item on property tax bills, will be $84, up from $82.