INFRASTRUCTURE AND GROWTH PLANNING - VOTE 2903

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INFRASTRUCTURE AND GROWTH PLANNING - VOTE 2903

This program develops and coordinates implementation of sound infrastructure strategies for the province, including central agency management of the provincial capital planning process and budget development; leads negotiations with the federal government on new cost-shared infrastructure programs; leads the implementation of an asset management framework for the government; provides infrastructure economics and financial advice and analysis, as well as expertise on water economics.

This program provides leadership in the development and implementation of the governments province-wide growth management policy, under the Places to Grow Act. This includes creating regional growth management plans with local governments, Aboriginal communities, and other stakeholders, and facilitating the alignment of government policy and funding across multiple ministries to support implementation of the program.

This program also coordinates development of policy to support government direction in responsible gaming and economic development in the gaming sector and provides oversight to Waterfront Toronto, Infrastructure Ontario, the Ontario Racing Commission and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 Infrastructure and Growth Policy and Programs 17,474,600 17,799,600 (325,000) 12,161,054
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 17,474,600 17,799,600 (325,000) 12,161,054
  Total Operating Expense 17,474,600 17,799,600 (325,000) 12,161,054
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2 Infrastructure Programs 3,809,457,000 108,986,000 3,700,471,000 478,528,809
3 Capital Contingency Fund 200,000,000 175,000,000 25,000,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 4,009,457,000 283,986,000 3,725,471,000 478,528,809
  Total Capital Expense 4,009,457,000 283,986,000 3,725,471,000 478,528,809



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE  
2903-1 Infrastructure and Growth Policy and Programs      
  Salaries and wages     10,103,100
  Employee benefits     1,300,800
  Transportation and communication     308,200
  Services     5,458,600
  Supplies and equipment     327,800
  Transfer payments      
     Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation     4,445,000
  Subtotal     21,943,500
  Less: Recoveries     4,468,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     17,474,600
  Total Operating Expense for Infrastructure and Growth Planning     17,474,600
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
2903-2 Infrastructure Programs      
  Services     2,500,000
  Transfer payments      
     Toronto Waterfront Revitalization   66,301,000  
     Water and Wastewater Investments   74,500,000  
     Ontario Infrastructure Projects Corporation   9,865,000  
     Federal - Provincial Infrastructure Programs   1,779,390,500  
     Federal - Provincial Infrastructure Programs - Federal Contributions   1,876,900,500 3,806,957,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     3,809,457,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Infrastructure Programs      
  Services   500,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Toronto Waterfront Revitalization 66,301,000    
     Water and Wastewater Investments 74,500,000    
     Ontario Infrastructure Projects Corporation 9,865,000    
     Federal - Provincial Infrastructure Programs 1,779,390,500    
     Federal - Provincial Infrastructure Programs - Federal Contributions 1,876,900,500 3,806,957,000 3,807,457,000
  Asset Management      
  Services   2,000,000 2,000,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     3,809,457,000
2903-3 Capital Contingency Fund      
  Other transactions     200,000,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     200,000,000
  Total Capital Expense for Infrastructure and Growth Planning     4,009,457,000