NewsBrent Devolin surprised request for one per cent H.S.T. increase shot down so quickly SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Thursday, Aug. 24th, 2017 Mayor (then Reeve) Brent Devolin speaks to the media outside council chambers. May 18, 2017. Photo: Supplied by Kenny Trenton/93.5 Moose FM /Vista Radio.The Reeve of Minden Hills isn’t sure where municipal politicians go from here.Brent Devolin made the comment in reference to the province’s decision to say no to a one per cent increase to the H.S.T.Devolin says politicians across Ontario were asked by the government to come up with solutions to tackle a nearly $5 billion infrastructure deficit. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/HST-1.mp3Devolin adds he was surprised the request for the H.S.T. increase was dismissed so quickly.