At its May 12, 2022 meeting, Council approved the Lacombe County 2022 operating and capital budgets and tax rate bylaw. Following two years of no tax increases, County Council will be increasing tax rates for all property classes and tapping into reserves to balance the infrastructure and growth needs of the community responsibly.
“Maintaining the services our ratepayers expect is crucial, and Lacombe County continues to focus on responsible and smart spending,” said Lacombe County Reeve Barb Shepherd. “Thankfully, with overall assessments coming in higher than expected – specifically due to residential growth and market increases, and increased Machinery & Equipment (M&E) assessments – we were able to reduce the tax rates proposed in December when we approved the interim budget.”
2022 Municipal Tax Rates
The 2022 tax rates and tax rate changes for Lacombe County, the provincial Policing Levy, Alberta Education, and the Lacombe Foundation are as follows: