People in Saskatoon will have to pay more to licence their pets or play a round of golf at public courses in 2019.
City officials said some rate and fee changes will be increasing as follows on Jan. 1, 2019, unless otherwise stated:
The property tax increase for 2019 was finalized by city council at 4.4 per cent.
- curbside residential recycling: $5.66 ($0.14 increase) per household per month; and
- multi-unit recycling: $3.11 ($0.15 increase) per household per month.
Water and wastewater rates will increase overall by 9.25 per cent.
Storm water management charge will increase to $5.52 ($1.12 increase) per one equivalent runoff unit per month.
Flood protection program levy (temporary) will decrease to $3.27 ($1.12 decrease) per water meter per month.
- spayed/neutered cats: $18 ($1.50 increase);
- non-spayed/neutered cats: $36 ($3 increase);
- juvenile cats under one year old: $18 ($1.50 increase);
- spayed/neutered dogs: $29 ($1 increase);
- non-spayed/neutered dogs: $58 ($2 increase);
- juvenile dogs: $29 ($1 increase);
- service dogs: $0 (no change); and
- replacement tags: $10 ($5 increase).
There are no changes to the following:
- landfill rates and fees;
- parking rates;
- Saskatoon Light & Power rates;
- Saskatoon Transit fees;
- business licences;
- Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park admission rates; and
- Gordon Howe Campground rates.