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For Immediate Release

April 10th 2017

Municipality of Marmora and Lake Council Approves 2017 Budget

Council of the Municipality of Marmora and Lake recently approved the 2017 municipal budget. The 2017 budget provides for a tax rate increase of 3.8 per cent. The expenditures will total $10,004,619. ($6,383,105 operating budget and $3,621,514 capital budget). For a home with an assessed value of $200,000, the tax will amount to an additional $3.46 per month.

Some of the 2017 highlights include:

  • $560,000 for road reconstruction, hard top and gravel program
  • $753,000 for the Don Shannon Bridge
  • $709,614 for force main project
  • Health services support
  • Improvements at the arena and other facilities

“The 2017 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:
Typhany Choinard, CAO Municipality of Marmora and Lake
613-472-2629
t.choinard@marmoraandlake.ca

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