Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


Request for Deferment/Cancellation of Taxes and Penalties


Department:Financial ServicesSponsors:


  1. Printout
  2. 1. Everest Tax Accounts


THAT collection of the taxes owing and associated penalties for late payment on the tax accounts identified in Attachment 1 in the amount of $1,002,903.40, be deferred for a period of 13 months from December 1, 2019; and

THAT taxes or tax arrears and associated penalties in the amount of $2,194,752.02 be cancelled without further resolution of Council, at the end of the 13-month deferment period, if municipal taxes for those properties for 2018, 2019 and 2020 are paid in full.

Meeting History

Dec 10, 2019 4:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Linda Ollivier, Director, Financial Services, and Chris Davis, Acting Director, Legal Services, provided a summary of the request for tax deferment and cancellation of tax arrears and penalties.

Exit and Return

Councillor M. Allen exited the meeting at 5:25 p.m. and returned at 5:27 p.m.

Councillor J. Peddle exited the meeting at 5:27 p.m. and returned at 5:29 p.m.

MOVER:Phil Meagher, Councillor
SECONDER:Krista Balsom, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Krista Balsom, Sheila Lalonde, Keith McGrath, Phil Meagher, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud
ABSENT:Bruce Inglis, Verna Murphy, Claris Voyageur