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Provincial Cash For Small And Rural Municipalities

Orillia | by Ian MacLennan  

A total of $5.2 million dollars for Simcoe North municipalities to improve service delivery and efficiency.

Simcoe North municipalities are receiving a one-time investment of $5.2 million from the Ford government to improve local service delivery and efficiency.

In the area of efficiencies, the province says examples include IT solutions, capital investments,  service delivery reviews,  development of shared services or other projects.

Municipalities will decide on how to best target funding to benefit their local communities.

The City of Orillia is receiving just over $520,000,  while its neighbours,  Ramara, Severn and Oro-Medonte will each receive more than $676,000.

The County of Simcoe will pocket $725,000.

 

Funding Breakdown for Simcoe North

 

Township of Oro-Medonte:   $676,935

Tay Township:  $676,935

Township of Severn: $676,935

Ramara Township: $676,935

Township of Tiny: $676,935

Town of Penetanguishene: $649,148

Town of Midland: $676,936

City of Orillia: $520, 308

Simcoe County:  $725,00

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