News Minden Hills budget to be finalized on March 8th SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Monday, Feb. 26th, 2018 Minden Hills is a step closer to finalizing its 2018 budget. Council had a chance to review it for the third time last week and the tax increase is set at 8.61 per cent. That means an increase of $42.34 per $250,000 of assessed value for a home in Minden. According to C.A.O. and Treasurer Laurie Blanchard, the budget will be finalized on March 8th. According to a budget report, approximately 82 per cent of the increase is attributed to increases in the environmental and roads budgets. Click here to see the latest budget report.