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Public Notice Concerning the 2019 Budgethttps://www.simcoe.ca/Clerks/Pages/Public-Notice-Concerning-the-2019-Budget.aspx11/27/2018 8:13:48 PMPublic Notice Concerning the 2019 Budget<p><strong>TAKE NOTICE</strong> that the Council of the Corporation of the County of Simcoe will be considering the 2019 County Budget at its meeting on the 8<sup>th</sup> day of January, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The meeting will be held in the County of Simcoe Council Chamber, County of Simcoe Administration Centre, 1110 Highway 26, Midhurst, Ontario.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN-US" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>PURPOSE AND EFFECT</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>THE PURPOSE </strong>of the 2019 budget is to establish the revenue and expenditures for the year 2019 for the County of Simcoe including the County levy on taxable property within the County of Simcoe.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>THE </strong><strong>EFFECT</strong> of the proposed 2019 budget will be to establish County spending at $550M.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Major components of the budget are:</p><ul><li>$3M contribution to hospital capital funding reserve</li><li>$1.5M contribution to education through Lakehead University and Georgian College</li><li>expenditures of $73M for Paramedic (land ambulance) services</li><li>expenditures of $60M for Long Term Care and Seniors Services</li><li>expenditures of $62M for Children and Community Services</li><li>expenditures of $73M for Ontario Works</li><li>expenditures of $90M for Social Housing</li><li>expenditures of $69M for Transportation and Engineering</li><li>expenditures of $46M for Solid Waste Management</li><li>Total County tax levy of $169M</li></ul><p>Increases to the general levy are required to fund our health and social services and our environmental and infrastructure commitments.  <br><br><strong>ANY PERSON</strong> may attend the meeting.   <br><br><strong>ADDITIONAL INFORMATION</strong> related to the proposed budget is available for inspection in the Clerk's Office at the County of Simcoe Administration Centre during regular office hours – Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or by contacting Mr. Lealand Sibbick, Treasurer at 705-726-9300. <br><br><strong>DATED AT</strong> the County of Simcoe this 3rd day of December, 2018.<br><br>John Daly<br>County Clerk<br>County of Simcoe<br>1110 Highway 26 <br>Midhurst, Ontario, L9X 1N6</p>