Water users help 2016 city budget exceed targets

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By CFRA News, March 1, 2017

The city is reporting a surplus of almost $5.5-million from last year's tax-supported budget programs, mainly due to higher income from water users across Ottawa.

In a report for next Tuesday's Finance committee, city staff say the transit budget ended up short by $1.8-million, mainly due to additional tax rebates and remissions over which it has no control.