Meaford ratepayers will get one last chance to comment on the final draft of the Municipality’s 2017 budget on its own expenses.
The draft received unanimous approval from council during their meeting last week. It is scheduled to go before a statutory public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, December 5th, 2016.
The draft budget that ratepayers see on Monday night includes calls for a maximum three percent rate increase for 2017.
This includes includes a one percent rate increase for roads funding and a one percent increase for bridge repairs and a ½ percent increase in for various municipal buildings.
Meaford Council intends to review the draft budget at their December 12th, 2016 meeting and to approve it at that meeting.
Anyone seeking information on the draft budget before the Dec. 5th, 2016 public meeting can find it on the Municipality’s website at www.meaford.ca.