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Residents of Upper Tantallon, N.S., shared their thoughts on a proposed tax hike to fund the construction of sidewalks in the community during a series of meetings on Tuesday.

Musquodoboit Harbour, Porters Lake, Hubbards and Lucasville are also among the areas identified for the sidewalk program, which is part of Halifax Regional Municipality’s Active Transportation plan.

“One of the main elements of the program is to hear from community members and to take that information back to council and to look for some direction,” said David MacIsaac, the program’s manager.

Two meetings were held in Upper Tantallon Tuesday, and MacIsaac says he heard support for the sidewalks in general.

A woman speaks during a community meeting in Upper Tantallon, N.S., on March 19, 2024. (Jim Kvammen/CTV Atlantic)

“But definitely a lot of concern from people about additional taxes. We hear a lot now from people just about all the extra costs they’re experiencing and definitely some …

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