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District 18
(Spryfield - Herring Cove) 

District Profile

Total Population, 2006 Census: 15,165

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 18 (Spryfield - Herring Cove)136,1419811,24426.80%
- "Urban" part of District133,1571,0231,34331.30%
- "Rural" part of District141,1639101,07818.50%

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

Deputy Mayor Stephen Adams Read his report card.

Elections Data

2008 Results

Steve Adams
2,863 votes / 75.74% Holds!

David Sampson
917 votes / 24.26%

Voter turnout: 32.16%

2008 School Board Elections

(District 6 - Chebucto peninsula)

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

2004 Results

Steve Adams 3164 (62.47%)
Bruce Cooke 1005 (19.84%)
Jerry MacKinlay 612 (12.08%)
Charlie Reardon 284 (5.61%)

Voter Turnout: 46.13%

81.71% voted for Peter Kelly in 2004;
down 20.01% in 2008.
only 48.42% did that in 2000.

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