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Municipal watchdog calls Victoria councillors’ request for salary increase ‘boneheaded’

Grumpy Taxpayer$ wish to see reductions in councillor wages to meet local average

Victoria councillors ask taxpayers for opinions on 55 per cent wage increase

Council seeks feedback on the request in an online budget survey

Central Saanich councillor offers counter-challenge to Victoria’s bus-riding motion

Councillor says Victoria can take things further by eliminating political perks

Building permits down, accumulated surplus up $4.3M notes North Saanich annual report

21 per cent of $21.6 million tax haul comes from water/sewer fees, largest debt due to sewer infrastructure

Central Saanich annual report details $5.7 million improvement

Butchart Gardens the District’s largest taxpayer, shelling out $499,104 for 2018

City of Victoria offers free childminding during council meetings

Beginning on May 9, children age six months and older can be dropped off at City Hall

Victoria City Councillors call for further investigation into money laundering

A motion coming to council supports a public inquiry into investments linked to the opioid crisis

Former Somali refugee casts first-ever ballot and wins a Victoria city council seat in same election

Sharmarke Dubow, who came to Canada in 2012, says he’s honoured and excited to get to work

Cannabis lounge idea to be floated at Victoria council meeting

Coun. Ben Isitt wants to explore smoking area options for marijuana users after legalization

New Victoria zoning bylaw would cut red tape for developers, downtown property owners

Complex zoning laws made easier to navigate under proposed regulations

Victoria city council news in brief

Decisions made, discussions had at city hall