The financial services department has a triple mission. The first task is to control and manage the financial resources of the municipality. The second is to handle financial matters between the municipality and the citizens. The third duty is to provide the other municipal departments with the support they need to fulfil the overall mission of the municipality.
2012 Municipal budget
|Taxes||1 591 182|
|MRC d'Argenteuil - Municipality's share||289 155|
|Provincial Police||368 350|
|By-law No 124 - 2003 Fire truck||21 938|
|By-law No 118 - Des Roses road||2 541|
|By-law No 141-4 - Snow removal of des Pensées||1 498|
|By-law No 142-4 - Snow removal of des Sitelles||2 000|
|By-law No 114 - Garbage and recycling||375 615|
|By-law No 143-1 -Special environmental protection tax||133 440|
|911 emergency center||8 800|
|Roads subsidies||181 933|
|Miscellaneous subsidies||85 733|
|Realestate mutations||95 000|
|Estimated surplus to be transfered to the year 2012||85 000|
|Oter revenues||56 721|
|TOTAL RUNNING REVENUES||3 385 394|
|Municpal Council||102 197|
|Public security||638 706|
|Environmental health||505 598|
|Leisure and culture||130 600|
|Financing costs||133 845|
|Fixed assets depreciation||(256 077)|
|3 089 365|
|Reimbursement of the debt||114 391|
|Transfer to investment activities||181 638|
|TOTAL RUNNING EXPENSES||3 385 394|
The basic general tax rate for the year 2012 is set at $0.5200 per $100 valuation, including fire protection. A tax of $0.09420 per $100 valuation will be charged to cover the MRC of Argenteuil costs.
A local tax will be charged to property owners on des Roses, des Pensées, des Sitelles streets in accordance with borrowing by-laws 118 and by-laws 141-5,142-5.
The tax for public security is set at $0.12 per $100 valuation in accordance with the Provincial Government stipulations. A tax of $0.00715 cents per $100 valuation will be assessed to cover the financing of the fire truck bought in 2003
Therefore, the total taxation rate for the year 2012 will be $0.74135 per $100 valuation all in accordance with the year 2012 valuation roll deposited by the MRC’s professional evaluator on September 14th, 2011 in the amount of $306, 958,100.00. The charge for garbage removal and recycling will be $255.00 per habitable residence. The special environmental protection tax will be $32.00 per valuation unit. Considering the minimal number of businesses in the municipality and the cost of having another valuation roll prepared, there will be no imposition of a business tax.
The dog licenses will be issued for free. The rate charged for minor derogations remains at $300.00 per request plus publication fees. Now that Gore residents can sign up for free at the Lachute library, the municipality will no longer reimburse non-resident fees for any other library. For all citizens, the municipality will assume the $15 non-resident fee for swimming lessons offered in Lachute. The non-resident fee for participation in soccer, baseball, tennis and day camp up to a maximum of $40.00 per child between the ages of 1 and 18 will be reimbursed.
The interest rate remains at 1.5% per month or 18% per annum and will be charged from the thirtieth day following the effective date of the tax bill. Fees of $5.00 will be added to any reminder notice mailed during the year for any balance of $10.00 and over. Administration fees of $15.00 will be charged for each NSF cheque.
The councillors' remuneration will be increased by 3% to take into account the cost of living increase.