Average East Hawkesbury bill up
Last year, the owner of a home evaluated
at $121,294 paid $599 in township taxes,
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$608 in county taxes and $280 in school
taxes. Garbage collection fees increase from
Despite a decrease in tax rates,
$148.50 to $153.50; the recycling rate stays
because of higher property values, taxes
in East Hawkesbury Township will
For sanitary sewage systems, the charges
increase by an average of about $44 this
remain at $350 in Ste-Anne, $200 per unit in
St-Eugène and $500 in Chute-à-Blondeau.
The municipality has decreased its rate
The township has applied $198,096 from
its 2011 surplus to reduce general taxes,
counties’ levy has dropped by 2.12 per
$32,154 to reduce garbage charges and $888
cent and the school boards’ portion has
to reduce sewer charges. The municipality
dipped by 4.33 per cent. However, because
has allocated $2.9 million for operating
most property assessments have increased
expenses. The roads department, where
by about six per cent, most residents will
$861,302 was spent in 2011, has been
Photo Richard Mahoney
see rises in their taxes this year. Based on
allocated $995,200. The fee charged by the
East Hawkesbury ismoving a section of a road away from this water course.
an example provided by the municipality,
Ontario Provincial Police will increase from
taxes on a residential property will rise by
$385,745 to $398,910. General government
Landslide prevention job
$43.55 this year. However, for those whose
is expected to cost $407,600, compared to
evaluation has not increased, the owner of
$467,116 last year. The fire department has
Believing in the “Better safe than sorry” adage, the Township of East Hawkesbury
a $100,000 home will see taxes decrease
been allotted $206,345, compared to
is moving a section of Concession 7 out of harm’s way.
from $1,226.52 to $1,188.38.
$272,303 in 2011. Protective inspection and
The municipality has set aside $83,500 in its budget this year to relocate a corner
The township is working with a budget
control have been budgeted $63,600 up
away from the bank of the Rigaud River.
of about $3.4 million this year.
from the actual cost of $62,408 in 2011.
After purchasing a piece of land for $15,000 last year, the township is ready for the
The total collected for municipal
Recreation has been budgeted $68,751,
re-alignment of the route this summer.
purposes will increase by about 2 per cent
compared to $132,907 spent on this service
With erosion causing concern, the municipality commissioned a soil test which
from $1,288,643 to $1,360,018.
in 2011. Capital expenditures this year will
concluded that the curve could be either shored up or moved. The township opted for
In 2012, the owner of a house evaluated
total $505,365. This sum includes a $177,705
the least expensive course of action – relocating the curve north of the existing
at $128,851 will pay $1,531.24 in property
tanker for the fire department and a new
roadway, explains chief administrative officer Linda Rozon.
taxes. Last year, the owner of a home
snow plow valued at $215,000. A sum of
assessed at $121,294 paid $1,487.69 in
$83,500 has been set aside for work on
Concession 7 and $29,160 has been
This year’s total includes $614.44 in
municipal taxes, $632.04 for the united
counties of Prescott-Russell, and $284.76
These expenses are being financed by a
for school boards.
reserve and federal funds.
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