2016 OMPF Allocation Notice - Region of Niagara

Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) – 2016 Upload Notice

Region of Niagara

2016 Highlights for the Region of Niagara

  • The estimated total benefit of the 2016 provincial uploads for the Region of Niagara is $81,279,500.
  • This is the equivalent of 14% of all municipal property tax revenue in the Region.
  • This exceeds the Region's 2015 upload benefit by $3,673,400.
  • This also exceeds payments received in 2004 by $79,690,500.
  • The removal of these costs off the property tax base benefits all taxpayers within the Region of Niagara.

Table A: Estimated 2016 Provincial Uploads

A Estimated 2016 Provincial Uploads $81,279,500
1. Ontario Drug Benefits $10,579,600
2. Ontario Disability Support Program - Administration Component $3,816,000
3. Ontario Disability Support Program - Benefits Component $38,573,100
4. Ontario Works - Benefits Component $13,304,200
5. Ontario Works - Administration Component (Additional Support) $10,156,900
6. Court Security and Prisoner Transportation $4,849,700

Table B: 2015 Provincial Uploads

B 2015 Provincial Uploads $77,606,100

Table C: Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2015

C Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2015 (Line A - Line B) $3,673,400

2016 Upload Notice - Line Item Descriptions

A – Estimated 2016 municipal benefit resulting from the provincial upload of social assistance benefit programs and court security and prisoner transportation (CSPT) costs.

B – Revised 2015 Social Programs Cost. For further details on the revisions please see the customized municipal 2016 Upload Benefit Report.

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

Ontario Ministry of Finance
Provincial-Local Finance Division Issued: November 2016