2017 Budget & Taxes
- The budget proposed for 2017 is $2,051,100. The numbers featured here include long term debt financing and debt reimbursement.
- Again this year, council has decided to apply $45,000 from the anticipated 2016 surplus directly against the 2017 budget.
- The mill rate decreases by .5% to .695 /$100 due to increased assessment role value. On a house worth $100,000, the tax bill will be $695.00, a decrease of $5.00.
- The amount of money the municipality will collect from the taxpayer is $1,174,674 as compared to $1,156,154 last year. This represents an increase of $18,670 or 1.6%.
- Police costs have decreased from $137,845 to $129,803 for 2017.
- Residential rates for waste management remain the same at $180.73.
- Residential rates for water remain the same at $318.78, representing a daily cost of .87 cents per residence.
- Residential rates for septic waste management, including our share of the operations and financing costs of the MRC septic waste treatment plant a reduced to $ 44.84.
- Employees of the municipality and council members will receive an increase of 1.5% in salaries and benefits in keeping with the rise in the cost of living as established by Statistics Canada.
- Our contribution to the MRC increases by 4% from $205,399 to 213,988.
Tax payments can now be made four times a
year at the office using Interac, cash or
cheque. You can also pay your taxes at the
Caisse Desjardins counter or online through
your own banking institution.
Revenues & Expenses 2017
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