2017 Budget

The 2017 Budget page contains all budget documents consider by Council during the deliberation of the 2017 Operating and Capital Budget and business plan.  The Budget process is public and Council encourages residents to comment on the budget.

Budget Documents:

Document

Content

Council Meeting

2017 Capital Budget Presentation

2017 Capital Budget. How we did in 2016; proposed 5 Year capital plan

November 29, 2016 (Special Council Meeting)

2017 Public Presentation

2017 Operating and Capital budget.

January 16, 2017 (Public Meeting)

2017 Draft Municipal Budget and Business Plan

2017 Operating and Capital Budget

February 6, 2017 (Special Council Meeting)

2017 Budget Memo to Council 2017 Operating & Capital Budgets March 21, 2017
2017 Municipal Budget and Business Plan 2017 Operating and Capital Budget May 2, 2017

2017 Tax Rating By-law 23-17 was passed by Council on May 2, 2017.

Asset Management Plan

The Asset Management Plan (AMP) complies with the requirements as outlined within the Provincial "Building Together Guide for Municipal Asset Management Plans".  Click the link below to view the AMP for Roads and Bridges.

Asset Management Plan for Roads and Bridges 

Roads

Fees for Services Provided

The Council of the Township of Zorra passed by-law 67-12 at a Council meeting on September 18, 2012.  This by-law established a fee of $300.00 for Ontario Power Authority - Feed-In Tariff Application Council Support Request.

The Council of the Township of Zorra passed by-law 90-11 at a Council meeting on December 6, 2011.  Amending by-law 55-16 amended some fees.  Service fees are as follows:

Tax Certificate Request $50.00
Zoning Information, work orders, drainage charges/local improvements and subdivision agreement clearance $100.00
Marriage License $90.00
NSF Charge – Service Fee $35.00

Full copies of all by-laws are available for viewing at the Township office.

Financial Statements

Each year, audited financial statements are published in accordance with Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAB).

2016 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2016)

2015 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2015)

2014 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2014)
Municipal Performance Measures is no longer required.

2013 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2013)
2013 Municipal Performance Measures

2012 Financial Statements (Year ended December 31, 2012)
2012 Municipal Performance Measures

2011 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2011)
2011 Municipal Performance Measures

2010 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2010)
2010 Municipal Performance Measures

2009 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2009)
2009 Municipal Performance Measures 

2008 Financial Statements (year ended December 31, 2008)
2008 Municipal Performance Measures

Finance Online Forms

All online forms are in PDF form.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.  Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free here.  Once you have Acrobat Reader, you can open and read, save and/or print PDF files.

Pre-authorized Payment Form

Property Assessment Reconsideration Form (MPAC)

Vacancy Application for Rebate of Property Taxes (Commercial and Industrial Buildings only)

Application for Raffle Lottery Form