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MUNICIPALITY OF CLARE UNVEILS COVID-19 TAX RELIEF FOR PROPERTY OWNERS

Little Brook, NS – April 21, 2020: Council for the Municipality of Clare has voted to offer tax relief to property owners in Clare for the 2020-2021 tax year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Municipality is pushing back its typical June 30 municipal tax deadline to July 31, 2020. In addition, until September 30, 2020, the Municipality is waiving interest fees on overdue payments for the 2020-2021 tax year.
“We talk to property owners in Clare every day about what they need during these difficult times,” stated Ronnie LeBlanc, Warden for the Municipality of Clare. “Many are concerned about the future, job security and their ability to pay their property tax. Municipal Council is committed to helping our residents and business owners.”

Property taxes are vitally important for the operation of the Municipality of Clare and its services, such as public health services, protective services and waste collection. To help support those who are most in need of financial assistance, the Municipality encourages all residents and business owners who can pay their property taxes on time and on a regular schedule to continue doing so.

The Municipality of Clare is dedicated to providing options for property owners. Those who are struggling to pay their property taxes are asked to contact the Municipal Office at (902) 769-2031 to arrange a payment plan.

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Settled in 1768 and incorporated in 1879, the Municipality of Clare is located at the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia with approximately 8,000 residents. The Municipality of Clare is the only municipality in the province that conducts business and offers services in both official languages, French and English.

Media Contact / Interviews:
Ronnie LeBlanc
Warden
Municipality of Clare
Cell: 902-769-8006

Stéphane Cyr
Chief Administrative Officer
Municipality of Clare
902-769-2031

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