Finance

The Township of Zorra is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Visit our COVID-19 page for regular updates.

2020 Budget

The 2020 Budget page contains all budget documents consider by Council during the deliberation of the 2020 Operating and Capital Budget and business plan. The Budget process is public and Council encourages residents to comment on the budget.

Document Content Council Meeting
Presentation 2020‐2024 5 Year Capital Budget 2019-11-20
Report Gravel and Dust Suppressant Application Practice 2020-01-15
Report Recreation Management Structure & Staffing Levels 2020-01-22
1st Draft 2020 Draft Municipal Budget & Business Plan 2020-01-22
Report 2020 2nd Draft of Municipal Budget - Update 2020-02-05
Presentation 2020 Budget Public Presentation 2020-02-19
Report 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets Council Report 2020-06-03
By-law Final Tax Levy By-law 2020 2020-06-03

The draft timeline for the 2020 budget deliberation process is outlined in the graphic below:

2019 Budget

The 2019 Budget page contains all budget documents consider by Council during the deliberation of the 2019 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

1st Draft 1st Draft 2019 Municipal Budget and Business Plan  January 23, 2019
Presentation 2019-2023 Capital Budget Presentation January 23, 2019
Memo 2019 Budget Memo to Council March 20, 2019
2nd Draft 2nd Draft Municipal Budget and Business Plan April 3, 2019
2019-2023 Capital Budget Update Proposed 2019-2013 capital projects April 3, 2019
Presentation 2019 Budget Presentation to Public April 17, 2019
Budget 2019 Operating and Capital Budget May 1, 2019
By-law 2019-23 Tax and Budget By-law May 1, 2019

Quarterly Budget Update Reports

Previous Years Budgets

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".  View the Asset Management Plan for Roads and Bridges 

Visit our Policies Page to view the Strategic Asset Management Policy.

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:

Item Fee
Feed-in Tariff Application Council Support Request $300.00
Tax Certificate Request $50.00
Zoning, Work Orders, Drainage Charges $100.00
Marriage Licence $90.00
NSF Charge 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). These statements can be viewed by clicking on the links below.

Document Year Ended
2019 Financial Statements 2019-12-31
2018 Financial Statements 2018-12-31
2017 Financial Statements 2017-12-31
2016 Financial Statements 2016-12-31
2015 Financial Statements 2015-12-31
2014 Financial Statements 2014-12-31

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)

Application for Raffle Lottery Form