Finances

Under the Executive Director’s watchful eye, the Town of Caraquet manages a sizeable budget of nearly $9 million annually to provide essential public services, in accordance with Municipal Council’s objectives and the Municipalities Act.

 

General operating budget for 2019:

Administration $ 1 619 373 22.04%
Protection Services $ 1 170 381 15.93%
Transport $ 1 489 985 20.28%
Health and Facilities $1 139 763 15.51%
Leisure Services $ 717 393 9.76%
Culture Services $ 264 108 3.58%
Financial Services $ 947 818 12.90%
Capital expense $ 0 0%
Total $ 7 348 821 $  100%

Property tax rate analysis:

  2018 2019 Variation
Amount to be covered by local taxes $ 5 660 533 $ 5 660 533 $ (18 915)
Tax base

376 941 682

$ 376 941 682

$ (1 259 568)

Tax rate per $100 evaluation $1.5017 $ 1.5017 $ 0.0000

2019 Tax rate for water and sewage:

Water $312.50
Sewage $312.50
Total $625.00

2019 Metered Usage:

Saltwater $1.00/1000 gallons
Freshwater $2.75/1000 gallons

Sprinklers:

$1.30 per sprinkler