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District 1
(Eastern Shore - Musquodoboit Valley) 

District Profile

Total Population, 2006 Census: 13,655

Issue: Tax Reform

Average municipal tax comparison for single family homes

DistrictAverage Property 2009 (taxable)Current Tax (2007)Draft Tax Model (2007)Change in taxes
1 District 1 (Eastern Shore - Musquodoboit Valley)79,04851395586.20%
1 - "Resource" part of District66,115432928114.80%
1 - "Commuter Shed" part of District119,5537691,03134.10%

Source: HRM. HRM Note: Amounts exclude Low Income Rebates. Final adjustments are not included to treat mobile homes as multi-unit; and for the 2009 changes in the Transit Tax structure. Not all area rates are included in the "Current Tax".

Current Councillor

Steve Streatch. Read his report card.

Elections Data

2008 Results

Bridget Ann Boutilier
1,450 votes / 38.54%

Steve Streatch
2,312 votes / 61.46% Holds!

Voter turnout: 37.05

2008 School Board elections

(School Board District 1 - North Preston to Ecum Secum) Steve Brine, 50.33%
Susan Myers-Levy

2004 Elections

Steve Streatch 2,366 (46.4%)
Laurie Taylor 1,367 (26.9%)
Martin Singh 740 (14.59%)
Randy Carter 600 (11.83%)
Voter turnout: 54.58%

85.73% voted for Peter Kelly in 2004
-10.59 % Change in 2008

1999 By-election

Roy Baird 19.12%
Kevin James McPherson 29.83%
Steve Streatch 50.61%

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