Budget 2010/11

May 14, 2010

The Village Commission has approved its 2010/11 Operating Budget and five-year Capital Budget.

The approved budget maintains existing services and includes new initiatives such as:

• Initiation of village tax billing and collection
• Long term funding strategies for capital programs
• Improved communications with residents
• Implementation of proactive infrastructure maintenance program
• Providing recreation opportunities through a partnership with the Western Kings Arena

In addition to keeping existing services intact, the following new initiatives were approved:

• Trail definition improvements - $5,000
• Centennial Park bandstand improvements - $2,000
• Improved field maintenance - $4,000
• Power doors for library and information centre - $4,500
• New salt spreader - $7,500

Also, the 2010/11 capital budget was approved, with the following projects:

• SCADA system (monitoring of pumping stations -$75,000
• Treatment plant repairs - $15,000
• Lift station repairs - $15,000
• Sewer line repairs and replacements - $30,000
• Sidewalk repairs and upgrades - $36,000
• Civic building upgrades - $10,000
• Barn improvements - $20,000
• Stronach Park improvements - $15,000

These new initiates and funding for the capital program will increase the residential rate by 2 cents per $100 of assessed value. Also, the Commission determined to increase the sewer by $12.90 (for a single dwelling) or 4.8%. These increases will ensure the fiscal stability of the village and provide for current and future programs and projects.

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Downloads

2010/11 Approved Operating and Capital Budget

Budget Presentation - April 8, 2010

Budget Presentation - April 22, 2010

Budget Presentation - May 13, 2010


Budget Schedule

April 8, 2010 - Village Commission Meeting @ 7:00pm
• Budget released to Commission and public
• Budget presentation
• Budget distributed to stakeholders

April 22, 2010 - Budget Meeting @ 7:00pm
• Public input
• Budget deliberations

May 13, 2010 - Village Commission Meeting @ 7:00pm
• Budget deliberations
• Budget approval
 







 


 
     
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