1914.10.20 Aylmer Council #2

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PAIH- of I prose-knr I tit i jj. S ft S pendtture an oxtra levy would have to b made. fie held that by having high aaaeaament It would enable the town to laaue d bent urea and bonda and thua rata tha money. Councillor Wrlcht aald that noma .of the realdanta cLalrnnd that their aaraa-menta aaraa-menta aaraa-menta had baen put up 100 per cent., and aa tha wlah of tha majority of the people usually ruled, the aaaeaamenta ahould be Lowered aa the people demand ed It. "Farm property la ataMand 175 per acre, ha arwuad. Ha would be la favor of leaving- leaving- tha aaeeaament where It war "Well if you atlll ratae the aaaesa-meat, aaaesa-meat, aaaesa-meat, the Uut will go atlll lower." broke in Councillor McVlty. "Oh, well, you will have a lower rate," replied Councillor Rltclita, Councillor McVlty aald there muet bo aome thing wrong or the counoll would not get 40 protest.. Couoetllor Ritchie affirmed that hla aa- aa- aaaament had bean ralaad lie.ftOO, but ha waa not kicking aa tho town needed the money. "I tall you that If you raian tha aaaeajment and levy eight mills Instead Instead of ten mills, the people will have to pay lea money, " he continued. "Well, that's what I cun't get into my denaa head," Interposed Councillor Me-Vlty. Me-Vlty. Me-Vlty. (Councillor tiagnon affirmed that the council muat do something for those who had protested so that they would be satisfied. Councillor Baa ton got up and ashed Councillor Ritchie If It was right to raise a widow's property I00 per year. Knew the aiivf. Counrtllor Ritchie did not suppose 11 was. He attempted to apeak further, when Councillor Beaton struck the desk with his fist and told hia opponent that he had better keep quiet. "I know what Is trump and I know what tha game la to-night." to-night." to-night." he said. Councillors Faquln and fSagnon aaked tha mayor -to -to call tho meeting to order, when Councillor MoVlty Informed the mayor that the whole dlscuaalon was out of order, for there had been no motion to dlscuaa. Aa Councillor Gagnon had persisted that tha business of fixing th proper aasessmrnt ahould be proceeded with aa ho had very little time to attend other meetlnga, tha ma yor re ma rked th a t If ha had no time to come to tho meetings ha should not have aspired to the council. Sir. A. J- J- Klock got up In the audience, declaring that hU property hail bn ralaed to sueh aa extent that It took half of tho revenue to pay tha teixes. Dr. Quirk, another member of the audience, affirmed that suh action waa keeping ha town back. Ha waa pu sated to know .why the assessor has raised very body a taxes and not his own. Councillor Wright stated that a house he bought had been assessed for $4. out) mora than ha paid for it. His s assessment assessment had been raised SlO.Ooe last year and ttl.oOA this year. Councillor Ritchie thought It advisable to go aver ill the protests. Councillor McVlty did not think this fair to those whose sjiaesamants had been ralaed hut had not protested. Ha would auggaat an Inrreaae of It percent, of a rates on last year. Mayor Railtte remarked" that ft waa atraage that Assessor WhaVen had not raised hla own assesament. 1 After a discuss Wm. followed by a deadlock deadlock which lasted about It minutes. It j waa decided to adjourn until to-night, to-night, to-night, I when each Individual case' will bo taken wp In private committee. CIVIC FINANCES ARE City per of city. meeting. The had Aid. and for moved eluded pla! hoa-nrtal tnayor Aid. to the billed "That asked to atated at 70 The cil of haa for The perior Says In but who crowd. be A yesterday case during The this

Clipped from The Ottawa Journal20 Oct 1914, TuePage 10

The Ottawa Journal (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)20 Oct 1914, TuePage 10
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