LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROGRAM - VOTE 1902

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROGRAM - VOTE 1902

The objective of this program is to foster responsible and accountable local governments which have the tools for greater autonomy to improve local service delivery, achieve financial sustainability, and respond to local disasters and emergency situations. The Ministry pursues this objective through development and implementation of legislation, policies, formal consultation mechanisms, partnerships and programs; providing advice, education and training and other activities to build consultative, co-operative relationships with municipalities and stakeholders.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
4 Local Government 20,940,200 24,033,400 (3,093,200) 34,369,753
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 20,940,200 24,033,400 (3,093,200) 34,369,753
  Total Operating Expense 20,940,200 24,033,400 (3,093,200) 34,369,753
  OPERATING ASSETS        
6 Special Assistance to Municipalities - Loans 100,000 100,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 100,000 100,000 - -
Statutory Shoreline Property Assistance Program Loans, the Shoreline Property Assistance Act 200,000 200,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 200,000 200,000 - -
  Total Operating Assets 300,000 300,000 - -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Local Government 2,000 802,000 (800,000) 1,200,000
8 Local Government, Expense related to Capital Assets 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 3,000 802,000 (799,000) 1,200,000
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Expense 4,000 802,000 (798,000) 1,200,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
7 Local Government 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 1,000 - 1,000 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1902-4 Local Government      
  Salaries and wages     10,886,900
  Employee benefits     1,346,600
  Transportation and communication     398,800
  Services     4,150,400
  Supplies and equipment     208,300
  Transfer payments      
     Disaster Relief Assistance to Victims   1,000  
     Disaster Relief Assistance to Municipalities   1,000  
     Payments under the Municipal Tax Assistance Act   58,280,000  
     Taxes on Tenanted Provincial Properties under the Municipal Tax Assistance Act   9,181,000  
     Assistance to Moosonee   1,146,200  
     Special Assistance for Municipalities and Municipal Organizations   2,801,000 71,410,200
  Subtotal     88,401,200
  Less: Recoveries     67,461,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     20,940,200
  Total Operating Expense for Local Government Program     20,940,200
  OPERATING ASSETS      
1902-6 Special Assistance to Municipalities - Loans      
  Loans and Investments     100,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     100,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Loans and Investments      
Statutory    Shoreline Property Assistance Program Loans, the Shoreline Property Assistance Act     200,000
  Total Operating Assets for Local Government Program     300,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
1902-3 Local Government      
  Transfer payments      
     Special Assistance for Municipalities and Municipal Organizations   1,000  
     Disaster Relief Assistance to Municipalities   1,000 2,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     2,000
1902-8 Local Government, Expense related to Capital Assets      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Local Government Program     4,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
1902-7 Local Government      
  Land and marine fleet     1,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Capital Assets for Local Government Program     1,000