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Municipal budgets to be presented next week

Picton – County of Prince Edward departments and municipally funded external agencies begin their budget presentations to Council on Monday, January 14.

Council will be presented with the 2019 operating budget of $54.5 million and a capital budget of $14.3 million. Council will also consider Water and Wastewater operating budgets of $3.8 million and $4.1 million, respectively, as well as the Water and Wastewater capital budget of $7.8 million. Water and wastewater rates and connection charges fund the operating and capital costs of the water and wastewater systems.

Special Council budget meetings are scheduled for Monday, January 14 through Friday, January 18. The agenda for the budget meetings is posted online: https://princeedwardcounty.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/162576?preview=163793

The presentations and deliberations will occur in the Council Chambers at Shire Hall (332 Picton Main Street) beginning at 9:30 am each day. The meetings are open to the public. Watch the meetings live on your computer, tablet, or smartphone: (https://princeedwardcounty.civicweb.net/Portal/Video.aspx).

For more on the County’s budget and financials, please visit http://www.thecounty.ca/county-government/departments/finance/). 

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For media inquiries, please contact Mark Kerr, Communications and Media Coordinator, at 613.476.2148 x. 1009 or by email at mkerr@pecounty.on.ca.