District 17
(Purcell's Cove - Armdale)

District Profile

Total Population, 2006 Census: 14,527

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
District 17 (Purcell's Cove - Armdale)229,0931,7831,378-22.70%

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

Linda Mosher Read her report card.

Elections Data

2008 Results

Jim Connolly
1,218 votes / 26.17%

Linda Mosher
3,436 votes / 73.83% Holds!

Voter turnout: 44.69%

2008 School Board Elections

(District 6 - Chebucto peninsula)

Sheryl Blumenthal-Harrison, 34.10%
Bruce Cooke,
Bill SwanIan,
Gordon Watt

2004 Results

Linda Mosher 3545 (68.32%)
Graham Read 1087 (20.95%)
Bill Meagher 557 (10.73%)

Voter turnout: 53.08%

79.31% voted for Peter Kelly in 2004;
-28.14% Change in 2008.
only 36.05% voted for him in 2000.

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