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Port Coquitlam council to vote on budget

Port Coquitlam councillors are expected to vote on the final reading of the 2012-2016 financial plan during Monday night
Port Coquitlam councillors are expected to vote on the final reading of the 2012-2016 financial plan during Monday night's meeting.
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Port Coquitlam councillors are expected to vote on the final reading of the 2012-2016 financial plan during Monday night's meeting.

The the first three readings of the budget, which calls for a 2.97% tax increase, was approved during a special meeting earlier this month.

The document includes $35,000 for the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation, $15,000 for the Sports Alliance and close to $50,000 for Port Coquitlam Heritage. There is also funds for a new turf field at Gates Park.

PoCo's council meeting begins at 7 p.m. at city hall (2580 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam).

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