May 6, 2021

Council Highlights provide a snapshot of the progress made on City programs, initiatives and on Council decision-making. For more information on each initiative, please visit the accompanying link where noted. The items are selected highlights from the April 22, May 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2021 Council Meetings. To review all the topics discussed, click here to see the full agenda and webcast.

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Permissive Tax Exemption Policy – Ethno-Cultural Groups Community Centre
Council has directed staff to amend thepermissive tax exemption policy to provide for eligibility for 100 per cent exemption for ethno-cultural community centres in the City of Victoria, to take effect in the current intake period ending October 31, 2021. However, where parking lots are 50 per cent or more of the area,the exemption for the parking lot portion will be reduced by 20 per cent over a five year period.