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Grandview Exponent (Newspaper) - February 2, 1983, Grandview, Manitoba Grand vie second class mail registration no. 0403 mar Quot \ 9 it Stu a archives bldg. 200 in xre6 Vau Han it in Peg. Iffy opt a it. Grandview Manitoba wednesday february 2nd, 1983 Anent established 1901 volume 83, no. 5fanners voice concerns m changes of assessment As a part of the evaluation of the review committee report a study was conducted to determine the effect of the Marc recommendations on the assessment taxation of property in specific municipalities within selected school divisions. Inter Mountain was one of the four chosen. According to the analysis on inter Mountain As Well As the other Rural test areas the greatest Impact seemed to be on farm rather than residential commercial property. Farmers voiced their concerns that these changes might create an unfair system with farm holdings that were building intensive. As Well on farm residential assessments the e question was raised by Grandview area Farmer Doug Cowling. Quot How do you arrive at the value of a farm residence Market value or actual value Quot these were some of the concerns brought Forth at this meeting which was the second of four meetings held in the province. The committee will continue to receive any briefs from concerned individuals or groups. Council request holding of special education Levy to minutes of a meeting of the Council of the town of Grandview held in the town municipal office this 25 Day of january . 1983. Members present mayor Edwin Olsen councillors Alfred dressier Alfred Abrey Pat Orr George Legros. Dressler Abrey. Resolved that the minutes of the Council meeting of january 11, 1983 be adopted. Carried 4-0. Correspondence . Isaak . Engineering co corresponded concerning the problems associated with the operation of the Berkley pump at the water treatment Plant which was installed under project no. Nosb 189. Manitoba Telephone system advised of changes to the service Extension policy for designated underground residential distribution urd. . Of Dauphin advised of the Northern District . Curling Bonspiel scheduled for Sifton on february 17, 1983. Government of Manitoba Hon. . Adam Hon. Vic Schroeder provided details on the new local government general support Grant calculated As 1.65% of the municipal net payroll Cost during 1982. Workers compensation Board advised of changes to the Board s rate Structure for 1983. . Poetker amp associates provided details a Cost estimate of $15,000. For the proposed water main crossing to the South Eastern area of the Community. Council decided to investigate the matter of funding assistance from the Manitoba water services Board before proceeding further with the project. Unpaid accounts the unpaid account dated August 12/82 for Hay Bales taken from the undeveloped area South of Elm Bay Mobile Home Park has been referred to Small claims court for collection. Council decided to refer the unpaid business License fees from 1982 to the same Agency for collection. Delegation Harvey Glennie works supervisor submitted his report. Summer canals student employment deadline for applications is March 4, 1983. Municipal officials seminar Brandon deadline for registration is february 18, 1983. No finalized Agenda has been received As yet. Orr Abrey. Resolved that we authorize a Grant in the sum of $500.00 to Grandview promotions inc. To assist with the encouragement of Industrial commercial economic development in the Community District. Carried 4-0. Legros Orr. Resolved that the provisions of Section 183 2 of the municipal act be suspended with respect to by Law no. 1/83. Carried 4-0. Abrey Dressler. Resolved that by Law no. 1/83 authorizing assenting to the Sale of lot 1, As shown on a plan of subdivision registered in the Dauphin land titles office As no. 2843, to Barry m. Carle ton Joyce a. Carleton be read 3 times passed. Carried 4-0. Orr dressier. Whereas the Federal provincial governments have requested local governmental officials to consider keeping their proposed 1983 budget expenditures relative tax rates at a level close to 1982 fiscal figures with Hope that Only a reasonable increase if any results in the final determination. And whereas Grandview town Council have agreed to attempt to adhere to the suggested guidelines in As fair a manner As possible. And whereas the annual education support levies represent the greatest uncontrollable portion in dollars of each years municipal budget annual increases in the education Levy has resulted in pressure being applied to municipal officials to accommodate the Levy within their budgets while at the same time remaining concerned about the level of service being provided to the ratepayers in the Normal course of municipal operations. Therefore be it Resolv-1982 Levels Al that we As the elected Council for the town of Grandview. Transmit to the Board of inter Mountain school division the advice that we Are prepared to accommodate an amount equal to but not exceeding t he 1982 special education Levy within our 1983 municipal budget this decision being made in the spirit of parental government restraint guidelines As outlined. Carried 4-0. Abrey Dressler. That we do now . P. 2 letter to editor p. 3 shadows p. 4 hockey reports p. 8 District news p. 10 obituary p. 11 auxiliary reports the standing committee on municipal affairs met in Gilbert Plains on tuesday january 25 to hold a Public meeting on the report of the Manitoba assessment review committee Marc Weir report. A number of ministers government officials were present to receive briefs answer questions of concerned individuals organizations. Approximately seventy five attended the meeting including Farmers municipal leaders other representatives from Grandview Gilbert Plains Swan River Dauphin other surrounding municipalities. The report recommendations were outlined by government officials. The Marc recommendations involved a making All farm residential assessment taxable b including farm outbuildings exceeding the valuation of the land on which they Are sit a ssh s it Sakss it is it ass rated in the taxable assessment c separating the first $50,000 of commercial Industrial assessments for taxation at the residential level d classifying Only an amount of land As is reasonably required As farm residential property

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