Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The 25 cent increase from the current $2.00 charge goes into effect January 1.
Councillors Ken Perry says it amounts to a 12.5 per cent increase on something residents use while services many residents don't access are going up one per cent.
The increase in bag tags is among a host of user fees that will increase next year, mostly by one per cent.
The cost of bag tags has not increase since 2010.
It's purchasing 30 iPads for grade 7 and 8 students at Atikokan's St. Patrick's School and another 60 for intermediate students at Dryden's St. Joseph's School.