Ontario municipal leaders are calling for a 1-per-cent hike in the HST that would raise $2.5-billion a year for local infrastructure. After several months of internal debate, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario officially launched a campaign Monday in favour of the idea at a convention in Ottawa. The proposal would see Ontario raise its share of the Harmonized Sales Tax from 8 per cent to 9 per cent. The federal share would remain unchanged at five per cent, raising the total sales tax to 14 per cent.
Association of Municipalities of Ontario are now seeking input on a proposal they are calling the Local Share, a new 1% sales tax dedicated to help fund critical local services like roads, bridges and transit. The goal is to reduce the pressure on property tax increases and provide municipal governments with a more diverse source of revenues that can help us build stronger communities.
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The Township is split up into 6 plow routes. 3 across the north ½ of the Township and 3 across the south ½ of the Township.
The Township of Mulmur Winter Control is from December 1 to March 31 each year.
During this time the Township Roads Department operates with 2 Shifts Monday to Friday.
Day Shift: 6 operators 4:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Afternoon Shift: 2 operators 12:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
After hours are by emergency call-out only.
Weekends and Holidays, roads are patrolled daily, and resources are called-out as needed.