Total Population, 2006 Census: 17,448
Issue: Tax Reform
Average municipal tax comparison for single family homes
|District||Average Property 2009 (taxable)||Current Tax (2007)||Draft Tax Model (2007)||Change in taxes|
|District 7 (Portland - East Woodlawn)||171,712||1,343||1,388||3.40%|
Source: HRM. HRM Note: Amounts exclude Low Income Rebates. Final adjustments are not included to treat mobile homes as multi-unit; and for the 2009 changes in the Transit Tax structure. Not all area rates are included in the "Current Tax".
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Bill Karsten - Acclaimed
2008 School Board elections(District 2 - Forest Hills, Port Wallace, Cherry Brook)
Gina Conrod, 39.80%
Belinda States Bezanson
2004 ElectionsBill Karsten 1,656 (25.89%)
Emmett Austin 1,533 (23.96%)
Monique Smith 1,505 (23.53%)
Norman Wiechert 1,243 (19.43%)
John L. MacDougall 460 (7.19%)
Voter Turnout: 54.05%
85.42% voted for Peter Kelly in 2004.