2018 OMPF Allocation Notice - Region of Niagara

Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) – 2018 Upload Notice

Region of Niagara

2018 Highlights for the Region of Niagara

  • The estimated total benefit of the 2018 provincial uploads for the Region of Niagara is $98,474,300.
  • This is the equivalent of 15% of all municipal property tax revenue in the Region.
  • This exceeds the Region's 2017 upload benefit by $7,099,800.
  • This also exceeds payments received in 2004 by $96,885,300.
  • The removal of these costs off the property tax base benefits all taxpayers within the Region of Niagara.

Table A: Estimated 2018 Provincial Uploads

A Estimated 2018 Provincial Uploads $98,474,300
1. Ontario Drug Benefits $13,434,100
2. Ontario Disability Support Program - Administration Component $3,816,000
3. Ontario Disability Support Program - Benefits Component $43,473,800
4. Ontario Works - Benefits Component $20,487,100
5. Ontario Works - Administration Component (Additional Support) $10,413,100
6. Court Security and Prisoner Transportation $6,850,200

Table B: 2017 Provincial Uploads

B 2017 Provincial Uploads $91,374,500

Table C: Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2017

C Increase in Provincial Uploads Compared to 2017 (Line A - Line B) $7,099,800

2018 Upload Notice - Line Item Descriptions

A – Estimated 2018 municipal benefit resulting from the provincial upload of social assistance benefit programs and court security and prisoner transportation (CSPT) costs.

B – 2017 Social Programs Cost. Equal to Line A of the 2017 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 2017