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Council evaluating extra police budget ask

THUNDER BAY – Just a few nights to go in the process of shaping the 2024 operating and capital budget.

Following Monday’s session, the municipal tax levy sits at 5.49 per cent after growth (5.93 before growth) after a series of decisions that included:

Also on the agenda Wednesday will be a re-examination of a $250,000 budget increase ask from the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) that was originally presented to council on January 30.

At-large Coun. Shelby Ch’ng put forward a motion to delay any decision until Feb. 7.

OTHER BUDGET RELATED CHANGES:

The 2024 operating and capital budget is scheduled to be ratified on Monday, February 12.

Kevin Jeffrey, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, TBnewswatch.com