2014 OMPF Allocation Notice - Region of Niagara

Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) – 2014 Upload Notice

Region of Niagara

2014 Highlights for the Region of Niagara

  • The estimated total benefit of the 2014 provincial uploads for the Region of Niagara is $70,091,000.
    • - This is the equivalent of 13% of all municipal property tax revenue in the Region.
    • - This exceeds the Region's 2013 upload benefit by $9,270,700.
    • - This also exceeds payments received in 2004 by $68,502,000.
  • The removal of these costs off the property tax base benefits all taxpayers within the Region of Niagara.

Table A: Estimated 2014 Provincial Uploads

A Estimated 2014 Provincial Uploads $70,091,000
1. Ontario Drug Benefits $9,436,700
2. Ontario Disability Support Program - Administration Component $3,816,000
3. Ontario Disability Support Program - Benefits Component $36,071,000
4. Ontario Works - Benefits Component $7,847,700
5. Ontario Works - Administration Component (Additional Support) $10,182,700
6. Court Security and Prisoner Transportation $2,736,900

Table B: 2013 Provincial Uploads

B 2013 Provincial Uploads $60,820,300

Table C: Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2013

C Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2013 (Line A - Line B) $9,270,700

2014 Upload Notice - Line Item Descriptions

A – Estimated 2014 municipal benefit resulting from the Province's upload of Ontario Drug Benefit Program; Ontario Disability Support Program; the phased upload of Ontario Works benefits; and court security and prisoner transportation costs, as well as additional support in respect of municipal Ontario Works administration costs.

B – Equal to Line A of the 2013 Upload Notice.

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

Ontario Ministry of Finance
Provincial-Local Finance Division Issued: November 2013