The Town of Turner Valley bucked the trend in 2018, by actually managing to reduce their municipal taxes.

Mayor Gary Rowntree says they managed to find a balance between the money they needed to run the town, and finding ways to make decisions that wouldn't cut into that ability.

"To have a good level of taxes where we can provide the services the community wants. But also be respectful of the taxpayer and the dollars the taxpayers pay into the community. I think that's a good accomplishment."

Rowntree says it's going to be a tough act to follow in 2019 as they head into budget talks in the New Year.

 

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