2013 OMPF Allocation Notice - Township of Asphodel-Norwood

Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) – 2013 Transition-Year Stable Funding Allocation Notice

Township of Asphodel-Norwood
County of Peterborough

2013 Highlights for the Township of Asphodel-Norwood

  • The Township of Asphodel-Norwood's 2013 Transition-Year Stable Funding allocation totals $726,300.This exceeds your municipality's payments received under the previous program in 2004 by $71,300.
  • In 2013, the Province continues the phased upload of Ontario Works (OW) benefit costs. This builds on the previous uploads of Ontario Drug Benefits (ODB) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) costs.
    • - The removal of these costs from the property tax base will continue to benefit all municipalities within the County of Peterborough. The estimated total benefit for the County is $3,542,900.

Table A: 2013 Transition-Year Stable Funding Allocation

A 2013 Transition-Year Stable Funding Allocation (Line A1 x Line A2) $726,300
1. 2013 OMPF Transition-Year Stable Funding Level (Line E) 97.6%
2. 2012 OMPF (Line C from 2012 Allocation Notice) $744,100

Table B: Upper-Tier 2013 Provincial Uploads

B Upper-Tier 2013 Provincial Uploads
The estimated total benefit of 2013 provincial uploads for the County of Peterborough is $3,542,900.

Table C: Other 2013 Ongoing Provincial Support / Uploads

C Other 2013 Ongoing Provincial Support / Uploads -
1. Public Health N/A
2. Land Ambulance N/A

Table D: Key OMPF Data Inputs

D Key OMPF Data Inputs
1. Municipal Own-Source Revenue $3,640,376
2. 2012 OMPF Compared to Municipal Own-Source Revenue (Line A2 / Line D1) 20.4%
3. Rural Designation Based on Rural and Small Community Measure Rural
4. Northern and Rural Municipal Fiscal Circumstances Index 6.6

Table E: 2013 OMPF Transition-Year Stable Funding Level

E 2013 OMPF Transition-Year Stable Funding Level (Line E1 + Line E2) 97.6%
1. 2013 Minimum Funding Level 90.0%
2. Enhancement Based on Northern and Rural Municipal Fiscal Circumstances Index 7.6%

2013 Transition-Year Stable Funding Allocation Notice - Line Item Descriptions

A – The 2013 Transition-Year Stable Funding Allocation ensures that in 2013 municipalities will receive a guaranteed level of support based on their 2012 OMPF allocation.

A1 – The 2013 Transition-Year Stable Funding Level applicable to the municipality. In 2013, municipalities in the south will receive at least 90 per cent of their 2012 OMPF allocation.

A2 – 2012 OMPF Allocation.


B – Information regarding the 2013 provincial uploads for the County of Peterborough can be found in the 2013 Upload Notice Insert.


C1 – The estimated municipal benefit of the Province's 75 per cent share of public health funding relative to its 50 per cent share in 2004. Actual municipal savings may not correspond with the Allocation Notice due to budget approvals made by the local Boards of Health. Municipalities may provide additional funding beyond their obligated cost share. Any additional municipal funding is not included in the calculation of the public health figure.

C2 – The estimated municipal benefit of the Province's 50 per cent share of land ambulance funding is relative to its share in 2005. This incremental increase in land ambulance funding delivers on the Province's commitment to strengthen land ambulance services and maintain the 50:50 sharing of land ambulance costs.


D1 – Municipal Own-Source Revenue is composed of own-purpose taxation, payments in lieu of taxation, user fees and service charges, licenses, permits and rents, as reported by municipalities through the Financial Information Returns (FIRs).

D2 – Compares a municipality's 2012 OMPF allocation to its municipal own-source revenue.

D3 – For the 2013 transition year, a municipality with a Rural and Small Community Measure (RSCM) greater than 25 per cent will be considered a rural municipality.

D4 – The northern and rural Municipal Fiscal Circumstances Index (MFCI) measures a municipality's fiscal circumstances relative to other municipalities in the province, and ranges from 0 to 10. A lower MFCI corresponds to relatively positive fiscal circumstances, whereas a higher MFCI corresponds to more challenging fiscal circumstances.


E1 – The 2013 minimum level of support. Municipalities in the south will receive at least 90 per cent of their 2012 OMPF allocation.

E2 – Enhancement based on the municipality's northern and rural Municipal Fiscal Circumstances Index.

Note: Provincial funding and other ongoing provincial support initiatives rounded to multiples of $100.

Ontario Ministry of Finance
Provincial-Local Finance Division Issued: November 2012