Sponsors: City of Terrace
NCLGA Executive Recommendation: Endorse
WHEREAS brownfields have a significant, negative environmental, economic, and social impacts on a community;
AND WHEREAS brownfields in northern and rural communities in particular often have a negative cash value where there is no economic incentive for the property owner to remediate the property:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA lobby the Provincial Government to create a new tax class for brownfield sites so that Local Governments can tax these sites accordingly.