That was one of the highlights of Budget 2013 that was adopted recently by the town’s council.
The balanced budget has $1,478,128.29 in revenues and expenditures.
With the one-mill decrease, property owners will still see a slight increase in property tax, but all other tax rates remain the same as in 2012.
Council has submitted applications to the provincial government under the 90/10 provincial/municipal application process for the paving of Hogan Crescent, Gale Drive and Brakes Lane. Council is aggressively pursuing a new fire truck to provide better protection to the citizens of Stephenville Crossing.
The town council reminds taxpayers the town offers a 12-month payment plan, for which residents can contact the town office to set up.