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April 12th 2016

Municipality of Marmora and Lake Approves 2016 Budget

Council of the Municipality of Marmora and Lake recently approved the 2016 municipal budget. The 2016 budget provides for a tax rate increase of 4.59%. The expenditures will total $9,595,300. (6,119,200 operating budget and $3,476,100 capital budget). For a home with an assessed value of $200,000, the tax will amount to an additional $6.32 per month.

After careful deliberation and considerable discussion, Council added $100,000 to the budget for a Hardtop Road Resurfacing Program, in order to extend the life of our road assets. This brings the expenditures for roadway improvements to $530,000 in 2016.

Some of the 2016 highlights include:

  • $530,000 for road reconstruction, hard top and gravel program
  • $350,000 for Town Hall renovations
  • $800,000 for Crawford Drive water and sewer
  • $285,000 for streetlight replacement program
  • Accessibility upgrades
  • Health services support
  • Improvements at the Arena and other facilities

“The 2016 budget is a responsible budget that ensures Ratepayers will continue to receive quality municipal services at a reasonable tax rate” stated Mayor Clemens.
For more information contact:

Ronald F. Chittick, CAO

Municipality of Marmora and Lake