A committee of Calgary city council voted Wednesday use a reserve fund to make up for property tax losses that are a result of June's flooding.
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A new report found that just under 2,000 Calgary homes market value dropped, which city assessors say is for a total of $405 million.
In terms of property tax revenue for the city, it would mean a $2.4 million loss, according to city assessors.
The priorities and finance committee voted Wednesday to take the amount out of a reserve fund, meaning that the cost of the flood — in this respect — will not be tacked on to every other Calgarians' property tax bill.