BEING A BY-LAW TO ADOPT A NEW TAX RATE CLASS
Passed by Council June 26, 2017
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3316-2017
A BY-LAW TO ADOPT A NEW TAX RATE CLASS
WHEREAS Section 290(1) of the Municipal Act 2001 c. 25 states that a local municipality shall in
each year prepare and adopt a budget including estimates of all sums required during the year
provides that Municipal Councils shall adopt an estimated levy for the current year and pass a ByLaw to levy a separate tax rate on the assessment in each property class;
AND WHEREAS the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, pursuant to Subsection 308(5) of
the Municipal Act, 2001, SO. 2001, c.25, as amended, may establish the tax ratios for 2017 for
the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and its local municipalities; and
AND WHEREAS tax ratios determine the relative amount of taxation to be borne by each
property class; and
AND WHEREAS the property classes have been prescribed by the Minister of Finance on April4,
2017, pursuant to Section 7 of the Assessment Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. A31, as amended.
AND WHEREAS 2017 Augusta Township tax rates were previously approved through Bylaw 3293-
NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF
AUGUSTA ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
1. That a new landfill property tax class ratio for the 2017 taxation, established by the United
County of Leeds and Grenville, be confirmed at 1.346400 and
2. That a new landfill property tax rate for Augusta Township be established at 0.00778335.
Read a first time and second time this 26 day of June 2017.
Read a third time and passed this 26 day of June 2017.
Signed by Mayor Doug Malanka and Clerk Annette Simonian