Municipal Budget

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.

  • Municipal Budget 2019

    2019 Municipal Budget

    OPERATING ACTIVITIES
     RUNNING REVENUES
    Taxes
    2 096 508
    MRC d'Argenteuil - Municipality's share
    370 854
    Provincial Police
    453 266
    By-law No 124 - 2003 Fire truck
    21 161
    By-law No 187 - Garbage and recycling
    277 550
    By-law No 143-1 -Special environmental protection tax
    193 600
    Roads subsidies
    172 221
    Miscellaneous subsidies
    98 437
    Realestate mutations
      125 000
    Other revenues
    297 294
    TOTAL RUNNING REVENUES
    4 105 891 
     
    RUNNING EXPENSES
    Administration
    1 184 650
    Public security
    837 857
    Transportation
    1 333 078
    Environmental health
    625 247
    Urbanism
    293 707
    Leisure and culture
    225 509
    Financing costs
    128 261
    Fixed assets depreciation
    (516 318)
     
     
    Reimbursement of the debt
    131 900
     Transfer to investment activities
    0
    Appropriation of non-affected surplus
    (138 000)
    TOTAL RUNNING EXPENSES

    4 105 891 

      

    INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES
    INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES
    Sharing agreement (Ecocenter)
    24 440
    TOTAL INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES
      24 440 
     
    INVESTMENT EXPENSES
    Roads, streets
     50 000
    Park and playgrounds
    13 000
    Buildings
     25 000
    Office furniture and equipment
    5 440
    Machinery, tools and equipment
    44 000
    Properties for resale
    10 000
    Appropriation of the non -affected suprlus
    (123 000)
    TOTAL INVESTMENT EXPENSES
    24 440


    The  basic general tax rate for the year 2019 is set at $0.51 per $100  valuation, including fire protection.  A tax of $0.090 per $100 valuation will be charged to cover the MRC of Argenteuil costs. 

    A local tax will be charged to property owners who have benefited from the Ecoloan program in accordance with borrowing by-laws 191 and 192.

    The tax for public security is set at $0.11 per $100 valuation.  A tax of  $0.00514 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 2019 will be $0.71514 per $100 valuation all in accordance with the year 2019 valuation roll deposited by the MRC’s professional evaluator on September 7th, 2018 in the amount of $ 412 091 800. The charge for garbage removal and recycling will be  $175.00 per habitable residence. The special environmental protection  tax will be $50.00 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 and the pool, the municipality will no longer reimburse non-resident fees for  any other library or pool.

    The interest rate is established at 1.17% per month or 14% 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 $25.00 will be  charged for each NSF cheque.

    Councillors’ remuneration will be increased by 1.8% and adjusted to reflect the changes in th Incom Tax Act Canada. The monthly remunerations in 2019 will be as follow:

     
    Salary
    2019            
    Salaire
    2018        
    Allowance
    2019
    Allowance
    2018
    Mayor
     $ 1 772.39      
    $ 1 579.19
    $ 886.19
    $ 789.59
    Conseillers
    $ 449.18  
      $ 400.22
    $ 224.59
    $ 200.11

    Capitalization program for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021

    During the capitalization program for 2019, 2020 and 2021, the municipality plans to invest in the following projects: 

    1)
    Improvement of Lac Hughes road;
    2)
    Acquisition of various road equipment as needed;
    3)
    Replacement of computers and increase of the server memory;
    4)
    Automating of the gate at the boat launch;
    5)
    Park development in Grace Park, new equipment at the municipal park and at the dog park;
    6)
    Reseale of properties;
    7)
    Acquistition of compost bins in relation to the PGAMR;
    8)
    Improvement at the Ecocenter to comply with the demands of CNESST;
  • 2017 Financial Report (french only)

    View the financial report as December 31, 2017

  • 2018 Municipal budget


    RUNNING REVENUES
    Taxes 1 988 466
    MRC d'Argenteuil - Municipality's share 366 147
    Provincial Police 447 513
    By-law No 124 - 2003 Fire truck 21 161
    By-law No 118 -  Des Roses road 1 892
    By-law No 187 - Garbage and recycling 311 600
    By-law No 143-1 -Special environmental protection tax 192 200
    Roads subsidies 172 221
    Miscellaneous subsidies 65 000
    Realestate mutations   150 000
    Other revenues 306 590
    Long term financing of operating activities (EcoLoan) 30 000
    Appropriation of non-affected surplus (operating activities) 32 452
    TOTAL RUNNING REVENUES 4 085 242 


    RUNNING EXPENSES 
    Administration 1 168 902
    Public security 745 551
    Transportation 1 378 658
    Environmental health 523 408
    Urbanism 287 214
    Leisure and culture 194 382
    Financing costs 85 326
    Fixed assets depreciation (428 913)
      3 954 528
    Reimbursement of the debt 130 714
    TOTAL RUNNING EXPENSES     
     
    4 085 242 


    The basic general tax rate for the year 2018 is set at $0.49 per $100 valuation, including fire protection.  A tax of $0.090 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 roads in accordance with borrowing by-law 118.

    The tax for public security is set at $0.11 per $100 valuation.  A tax of $0.0052 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 2018 will be $0.6952 per $100 valuation all in accordance with the year 2018 valuation roll deposited by the MRC’s professional evaluator on September 11th, 2017 in the amount of $ 406 829 700. The charge for garbage removal and recycling will be $200.00 per habitable residence. The special environmental protection tax will be $50.00 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 and the pool, the municipality will no longer reimburse non-resident fees for any other library or pool. The non-resident fee for participation in 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 is established at 1.17% per month or 14% 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.


    Councillors’ remuneration will be increased by 0.9%. The monthly remuneration in 2018 will be as follow:


      Salary
    2018 
    Expenses
    2018
    Mayor  $ 1 579.19  $ 789.59
    Councillors  $    400.22  $ 200.11