Tax relief denied for delinquent, vacant trailers

After much discussion, Council denied a request to write-off property taxes and related penalties on two derelict mobile homes within the Hillcrest Mobile Home Park.

The total outstanding amount owing on both properties added up to $7,021.45. At the Nov. 3 regular council meeting, administration recommended writing off the amount of $5,149 that is outstanding beyond three years.

This would leave only three years outstanding taxation and penalties owing, which the mobile park would have been required to cover.

Instead, council directed administration to bring back a report regarding taxation of mobile home park property and residences before the end of June 2021.

“It needs to get dealt with in some way so there’s something that guides administration for how to deal with this when it continuously repeatedly keeps coming up. If there’s a bylaw that directs administration on what to do in this type of situation or perhaps there

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