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Province provides more money to municipalities

Municipalities in Prescott-Russell and Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry will all have some extra money to add to their 2021 budget calculations. The provincial government confirmed this year’s grants from the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund. — stock photo
Municipalities in Prescott-Russell and Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry will all have some extra money to add to their 2021 budget calculations. The provincial government confirmed this year’s grants from the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund.
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The provincial government has renewed its municipal funding aid program for 2021.

The provincial finance ministry announced funding allocations for all municipalities through the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF). All 15 municipalities in the counties of Prescott-Russell and Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry will receive their share of the $500 million fund. All funding amounts are the same as the 2020 OMPF grants.

The OMPF funding for East Hawkesbury Township is $276,300, while Champlain Township will receive $1,127,800. The Town of Hawkesbury will receive $2,062,900 in OMPF funds for 2021.

Alfred-Plantagenet Township will receive $1,400,600 in OMPF money while the City of Clarence-Rockland gets $625,800. The Municipality of Casselman has $299,400 in OMPF funds.

The Nation Municipality’s OMPF allocation is $730,400 while Russell Township will get $153,700. The United Counties of Prescott-Russell is not included in the OMPF funding program.

In the Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry electoral riding, the municipality of South Dundas will get $1,192,600 in OMPF funds while South Glengarry Township receives $990,300. The OMPF allocation for South Stormont Township is $902,600.

 North Dundas Township gets $934,00 in OMPF money while North Glengarry Township receives $2,167,400. North Stormont Township has $479,900 allocated. The United Counties of Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry is included in the OMPF funding list and will receive $822,300.