Education Property Tax on Provincial Park Leases

Res #: 19-17M
Number: 19
Year: 2017
Midterm: Yes
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations

WHEREAS large residences are being built in provincial parks;

WHEREAS provincial park land is leased from the province and not subject to property or education taxes;

WHEREAS residents of provincial parks use the same educational system as other Saskatchewan residents and take advantage of services within surrounding urban and rural municipalities without paying their fair share;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to ensure that provincial park residents are paying their fair share of taxes for the services they are using.

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