At the Council Meeting of the MRC Pontiac, held on Wednesday (November 25), the Council adopted a balanced budget of $ 8.5 million for 2021.
According to the MRC Pontiac, the main objective was to reduce, in these difficult times of the pandemic, the quotas of local municipalities, from $ 0.14 to $ 0.13 per $ 100 of assessment. The MRC affirms that the economic development and revival of the Pontiac are at the center of the budgetary priorities of the Council of the MRC of Pontiac for 2021.
Here are the highlights of the 2021 budget:
Total expenses of the MRC Pontiac: $ 8.5 million
Grants and service revenues: $ 5 million
Administration $ 1,626,183
Public safety and engineering $ 454,382
Assessment $ 946,905
Land use planning and development $ 1,531,680
Economic development projects and activities $ 2,962,775
Transportation $ 531,646
Renovation programs $ 31,500
Financing costs, and capital expenditures $ 418,254
Cost of electing the Warden by universal vote (prorated over four years) $ 15,000
Reduction of municipal quotas to $ 0.13 / $ 100