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Finance & Taxes

The Finance Department is responsible for handling all of the financial affairs of the municipality on behalf of and in the manner directed by Council.  The Department’s roles and responsibilities include:

  • Collecting money that is payable to the municipality and issuing receipts for those payments;
  • Depositing all money received on behalf of the municipality in a financial institution that has been designated by the municipality;
  • Paying all debts of the municipality and other expenditures that have been authorized by the municipality;
  • Maintain accurate records and accounts of the financial affairs of the municipality;
  • Provide Council with such information with respect to the financial affairs of the municipality as it requires or requests; and
  • Ensures investments of the municipality are made in compliance with the regulations made under section 418 of the Municipal Act.

The Finance Department’s roles include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing exceptional customer service to all ratepayers and the public
  • Billing and collection of property taxes
  • Billing and collection of municipal utilities (e.g. water and wastewater)
  • Coordination and preparation of annual budgets & business plans (operating and capital)
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Banking and audit arrangements
  • Payroll administration
  • Parks & Recreation program registration and facility bookings
  • Administration of development charges
  • Insurance administration and risk management
  • Corporate procurement
  • Preparation of internal and statutory financial reporting requirements

Contact Us 

Phone: 705-728-4784
Ext. 2018
Email: Finance Department

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