On Wednesday, the regional council of mayors of the MRC Pontiac adopted a budget of $ 8.16 million for 2020. Among the notable facts, due in particular to a new fiscal pact signed between the Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ), the Quebec Federation of Municipalities ( FQM) and the Quebec government in October, the budget will see an increase of $ 2.11 million for 2020. The director general of the MRC, Bernard Roy.
Roy also mentioned that the MRC Pontiac would soon like to improve its computer equipment and improve its service to residents.
In the 2020 budget, the municipalities’ share remains at $ 0.14 per $ 100 of valuation.
Highlights of the Pontiac MRC Budget for 2020:
Total expenses of the MRC Pontiac: $ 8.16 million
Subsidies and revenues from services: $ 5 million
Administration $ 1,496,511
Public Safety and Engineering $ 407,313
Valuation $ 927,684
Land Planning and Development $ 1,889,480
Economic Development Projects and Activities $ 2,611,044
Transportation $ 505,014
Renovation programs $ 31,500
Funding Costs, and Capital Expenditures $ 395,310
Cost of Prefect election to universal vote (pro-rata over four years) $ 15,000
Maintaining municipalities’ share at $ 0.14 / $ 100
Development of Pontiac promotional tools for investors residing outside the territory.
The full interview with Bernard Roy on the summary of resolutions passed at the most recent meeting of the mayors of the MRC Pontiac is available here.