2015 Draft Budgets have been Released

Meaford, Ontario – January 7, 2015 – The Municipality of Meaford’s Draft Budgets for 2015 have now been made available on the municipal website, including:

  • The 2015 Draft Tax Supported Operating Budget
  • The 2015 Draft Tax Supported Capital Budget
  • The 2015 Draft User Pay Supported Operating Budget
  • The 2015 Draft User Pay Supported Capital Budget

Overview of the Tax Supported Operating Budget: Base 2014 Budget:

Base 2014 Budget       $12,421,178  
Base Budget Decrease ($19,035)        (0.15%)
Engineering/Studies/Consulting ($92,000)  
Reserve Contributions ($55,000) (1.18%)
Expansion Requests $0  
Preservation Model Funding $124,200 1.00%
Added Capital Works $264,680 2.13%
Requested 2015 Budget $12,644,023  
Requested Additional Funding $222,845 1.79%

A 1% change on the total levy is equivalent to $124,200. A 1% change in the tax rate is equivalent to $17 in taxes payable on the average residential property assessed at $233,000.

The upcoming budget meeting schedule is attached, or visit the Quick Links on the www.meaford.ca homepage to see upcoming meetings and public consultation sessions.

To review the complete 2015 Draft Budgets, please visit www.meaford.ca/government/financial-services.html.

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Contact Us

For more information contact:

Darcy Chapman
Director, Financial Services
Municipality of Meaford
dchapman@meaford.ca 
519-538-1060 ext. 1111

Denyse Morrissey
CAO
Municipality of Meaford
dmorrissey@meaford.ca 
519-538-1060 ext. 1102

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