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District 7
(Portland - East Woodlawn) 

District Profile

Total Population, 2006 Census: 17,448

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 7 (Portland - East Woodlawn)171,7121,3431,3883.40%

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

Bill Karsten Read his report card.

Elections Data

2008 Results

Bill Karsten - Acclaimed

2008 School Board elections

(District 2 - Forest Hills, Port Wallace, Cherry Brook)
Kyle Buott
Gina Conrod, 39.80%
Belinda States Bezanson
Jeff Wall

2004 Elections

Bill Karsten 1,656 (25.89%)
Emmett Austin 1,533 (23.96%)
Monique Smith 1,505 (23.53%)
Norman Wiechert 1,243 (19.43%)
John L. MacDougall 460 (7.19%)
Voter Turnout: 54.05%

85.42% voted for Peter Kelly in 2004.

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