The MRA is encouraged that the General/Finance Committee wish to increase contributions to reserves, but voice concerns regarding the 10 Year Capital Forecast, items missing from the budget and wages & benefits.
Public input received on 2024 budget preparations. What the Muskoka Lakes Museum did in 2023. Both Muskoka arenas require work. Staff to prepare a 2024 budget at 6.9%. Township hires new Economic Development Officer. Order to Remedy confirmed by Council. Medora Street retaining wall to be repaired in spring 2024. Township returns OP comments to the District.
Muskoka Conservancy active in Muskoka Lakes. National Junior Hockey League team in Port Carling? Township implements “working groups”. Community centre kitchens more expensive than anticipated. Procedural By-law changes? Building inspectors and property standard officers appointed. Dark Sky- By-law approved by Council. Try to protect a Port Sandfield cemetery. Township looks for public input on Short Term Rental Licensing By-law & communication strategy.
The Muskoka Ratepayers comments on the 2023 Draft Operating Budget
The Muskoka Ratepayers comments on the 2023 Draft Budget - Reserves
District Chair appointed. Township Clerk gives notice. Township Council appointments. Kitchen closures in Community Centres. 8.5% starting point for 2023 budget. Washroom upgrade. January 2023 meetings. Bill 23. Pre-Consultation By-Law proposed. Site Alteration & Tree Conservation fines set. Standing Committees and Deputy District Chair appointed.
November 30, 2021 My name is Don Furniss and my address is XXXX Beaumaris Rd, Beaumaris, ON P1L 0M8, I am speaking on behalf of the Muskoka Ratepayers' Association. The [...]
September 30, 2021 The Muskoka Ratepayers' Association (MRA) would like to thank Council and staff for listening to the MRA and members of the public’s concerns regarding the lack of [...]
Date: January 30, 2021 MRA - Comments on The Township of Muskoka Lakes 2021 Operating Budget & 2022 and 2023 Operating Forecasts The MRA would like to thank Treasurer Donaldson, [...]
Date: January 25, 2021 Subject: Ratepayers' Comments on the Township of Muskoka Lakes 2021 Capital Budget and Ten-Year Forecast To: Mayor Harding and Council The MRA would like to thank [...]
The following comments from the Muskoka Ratepayers were sent to Township Council after the release of draft 1 of the Township budget. The Park's Department Capital budget includes $420,000 for [...]
Good Evening. My name is Mike Webb and I am commenting on the Township's 2019 budget on behalf of the Muskoka Ratepayers' Association. Budget deliberations are difficult, and the Ratepayers’ [...]
A Special Committee of the Whole was held on Monday, February 11th, 2019 to review Version 2 of the Draft 2019 Budget. t the beginning of the meeting the budget [...]
At the Special Committee of the Whole meeting on January 22nd, 2019 Treasurer, Shannon Johnson introduced Version 1 of the Township's Draft Budget. Treasurer Johnson explained she saw no challenges [...]
Treasurer Shannon Johnson presented Version 1 of the 2019 Township of Muskoka Lakes budget to the Committee of the Whole on January 22, 2019. Ms. Johnson stated that the Township [...]
Good Evening, I am pleased to have this opportunity to offer you the thoughts of the Muskoka Ratepayers’ Association with regards to the proposed Township Budget. First let me thank [...]