City of Yellowknife 2020 Budget
Update (December 2019)- Budget Results:
The City of Yellowknife approved a budget with a 1.63% property tax increase.
The Yellowknife Chamber's Position:
The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce is pleased to once again provide feedback on the City of Yellowknife's annual budget.
"In short, an 8.48% property tax increase is completely unacceptable to the Yellowknife business community."
You can read our November 18th, 2019 submission here.
You can view the City of Yellowknife's presentation to our Board of Directors here.
For more information, including the City's 2020 Budget Priorities Survey and a copy of the draft budget, please visit: https://www.yellowknife.ca/en/city-government/city-budget.asp
In The Media:
Cabin Radio. (December 3, 2019). $400K Deleted From YK Budget As Quest To Reduce 8.5% Increase Begins. Retrieved from: https://cabinradio.ca/26751/news/yellowknife/400k-deleted-from-yk-budget-as-quest-to-reduce-8-5-increase-begins/
CBC. (December 10, 2019). Yellowknife Approves 1.6% Tax Hike, Sunsets Indigenous Relations Advisor Job. Retrieved from: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/city-budget-reconciliation-1.5390397
Northern News Services. (December 10, 2019). City Council Gets Earful On Cut Indigenous Relations Position As Budget Passes. Retrieved from: https://nnsl.com/yellowknifer/city-council-gets-earful-on-cut-indigenous-relations-position-as-budget-passes/