2017 OMPF Allocation Notice - Region of Niagara

Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) – 2017 Upload Notice

Region of Niagara

2017 Highlights for the Region of Niagara

  • The estimated total benefit of the 2017 provincial uploads for the Region of Niagara is $91,374,500.
  • This is the equivalent of 15% of all municipal property tax revenue in the Region.
  • This exceeds the Region's 2016 upload benefit by $10,095,000.
  • This also exceeds payments received in 2004 by $89,785,500.
  • The removal of these costs off the property tax base benefits all taxpayers within the Region of Niagara.

Table A: Estimated 2017 Provincial Uploads

A Estimated 2017 Provincial Uploads $91,374,500
1. Ontario Drug Benefits $12,335,700
2. Ontario Disability Support Program - Administration Component $3,816,000
3. Ontario Disability Support Program - Benefits Component $41,884,900
4. Ontario Works - Benefits Component $17,296,400
5. Ontario Works - Administration Component (Additional Support) $10,169,900
6. Court Security and Prisoner Transportation $5,871,600

Table B: 2016 Provincial Uploads

B 2016 Provincial Uploads $81,279,500

Table C: Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2016

C Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2016 (Line A - Line B) $10,095,000

2017 Upload Notice - Line Item Descriptions

A – Estimated 2017 municipal benefit resulting from the provincial upload of social assistance benefit programs and court security and prisoner transportation (CSPT) costs.


B – 2016 Social Programs Cost. Equal to Line A of the 2016 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 2016