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What your Taxes are Spent On

Your taxes provide the following services:
  • General Government Services - includes council and administrative staff costs
  • Protection Services - includes police, fire, building permits and inspection, conservation authorities, animal control, and emergency measures.
  • Transportation Services - includes road maintenance (gravel, brine, etc), winter control on paved and unpaved roads, bridge and culvert maintenance.
  • Environmental Services - includes solid waste and recyclable collection, operation of landfill sites
  • Recreation and Cultural Services - includes parks, arena, community centers, pool, libraries, museums and historical buildings
  • Planning and Development - includes planning, zoning, municipal drainage

The municipal expenditures do not include the cost of providing water or sewer services - these costs are recovered by the residents to benefit from the service.
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