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3468-2020 Tax Rates for 2020

3468-2020 Tax Rates for 2020

A BY-LAW TO ADOPT THE YEARLY ESTIMATES AND TAX RATES AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PENALTY AND INTEREST IN DEFAULT OF PAYMENT

Passed by Council March 9, 2020

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THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3468-2020
A BY-LAW TO ADOPT THE YEARLY ESTIMATES AND TAX RATES AND TO
FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PENALTY AND INTEREST IN DEFAULT OF PAYMENT

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 an sums required during the year
provides that Municipal Councils shall adopt an estimated levy for the current year and pass a
By-Law to levy a separate tax rate on the assessment in each property class;

AND WHEREAS Sections of the said Act require tax rates to be established in the same
proportion to tax ratios;

AND WHEREAS certain regulations require reductions in certain tax rates for certain classes or
subclasses of property;

NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF
UGUSTA ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

1. The Council hereby adopts a tax levy of $5,091,724.00 for all purposes for 2020.

2. That a tax rate of 0.00612251 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the residential/farm class.

3. That a tax rate of 0.00612251 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the multi-residential class.

4. That a tax rate of 0.00824335 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the commercial occupied class.

5. That a tax rate of 0.00577034 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the commercial vacant units and commercial vacant land
classes.

6. That a tax rate of 0.01109031 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the industrial occupied class.

7. That a tax rate of 0.00720870 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the industrial vacant units and industrial vacant land
classes.

8. That a tax rate of 0.01716446 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the large industrial occupied class.

9. That a tax rate of 0.01115690 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the large industrial vacant lands class.

10. That a tax rate of 0.01013337 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the pipeline class.

11. That a tax rate of 0.00153063 is hereby adopted to be applied against the whole of the
assessment for real property in the farmland and managed forests classes.

12. That every owner of land shall be taxed according to the tax rates in this By-Law and such
tax shall become due and payable on the 30th day of September, 2020.

13. On all taxes in default on the 1st day of October, a penalty of 1.25% shall be added and
thereafter a penalty of 1.25% per month will be added on the p t day of each and every
month the default continues, until December 31st, 2020. The post mark will be taken as
the date paid on taxes paid by mail. The date received in the Township’s bank account
will be taken as the date paid on taxes paid at a banking institution, by telephone banking
or Internet banking. The Manager of Finance/Treasurer nor designate has no authority to
waive any penalty.

14. On all taxes in default on January 1st. 2020, interest shall be added at the rate of 1.25%
per month on the first day of each and every month the default continues.

15. Penalties and interest added in default, shall become due and payable, and shall be
collected as if the same had originally been imposed and form part of such unpaid tax
levy.

16. The Treasurer, not later than 21 days prior to the date that the installment is due, shall
mail or cause to be mailed to the address of the residence or place of business of each
person a notice setting out the tax payment or payments required to be made pursuant to
this by-law, the date by which they are to be paid to avoid penalty and the particulars of
the penalties imposed by this by-law for late payments.

17. Where arrears of taxes exist, any payment toward taxes received shall first be applied
against penalty and interest and then arrears until fully paid, before being applied to
current taxes.

18. It shall be the duty of the Treasurer immediately after the date named in Section 19 to
collect by distress or otherwise under the Provisions of the Statutes in that behalf all such
tax installments or parts thereof as shall not have been paid on or before the respective
dates provided aforesaid together with the said percentage charges as they are incurred.

19. Taxes shall be payable to the Township of Augusta and shall be paid to the Treasurer at
the Township Office, 3560 County Road 26, Prescott, Ontario, by mail or in person. Taxes
may also be paid through a financial institution, to the credit of the Treasurer of the
Township, either directly, by telephone or internet.

20. That the sum of yearly expenditure estimates to be adopted by the Council of the
Corporation of the Township of Augusta for the 2020 Budget Year are detailed in Schedule
1 to this By-Law.

21. That as per the suggestion of the Auditor that all surplus funds from the year 2019 be
transferred into general reserves for the 2020 year.

22. By-law 3415-2019 is hereby repealed.

Read a first time and second time this 9th day of March 2020.

Read a third time and passed this 9th day of March 2020.

Signed by Mayor Doug Malanka and Clerk Annette Simonian

SCHEDULE 1
TO BY-LAW NUMBER 3468-2020

The sum of yearly expenditure estimates to be adopted by the Council of the Corporation
of the Township of Augusta for the 2020 Budget Year are $9,059,992 and are broken
down as follows:

a) General Government

Council                            $ 117,027
Administration                 $ 751,232

b) Protection to Persons and Property

Fire                                          $ 974,783
CEMP                                      $ 16,859
Policing                                    $ 1,033,356
Conservation Authority             $ 45,560
Building Inspection                   $ 129,312
By law Enforcement                 $ 42,250

c) Transportation Services

Roads                             $4,593,271
Street lighting                 $ 31,560

d) Environmental Services

Waste Management       $ 660,574

e) Health Services

Cemeteries                      $ 8,000

f) Recreation and Cultural Services

Recreation Programs               $ 240,566
Library                                      $ 128,338
Donations                                 $ 7,500

g) Planning

Planning                                       $ 106,568
Economic Development               $ 128,309
Agriculture & Drainage                 $ 44,927