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Friday November 22nd, 2013

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The City of Windsor is holding the line on municipal taxes for the sixth consecutive year (and the 7th in the last 9 years without a property tax levy increase) in budget documents released today for 2014.

Included in the budget:

  • The City is asking departments to develop reduction plans for 6% of their 2013 net operating funding levels
  • City-funded agencies, boards and committees are being asked to make budgetary requests at or below their 2013 funded amounts
  • the City says service levels in the 2014 budget remain generally unchanged from those approved in the 2013 budget
  • the budget intake from property taxes for 2014, and the matching budget outputs will be $319,054,396.
  • $95,188,000 will be spent on capital projects, of which $31 million will be spent on sewers and $13 million will be spent on roads
  • Roads getting new sewers in 2014 include:
    • California from University to Wyandotte for $1.7 million
    • Erie Street West from Wellington to Crawford for $1.5 million
    • Cross Street and Baby Street near Chippawa for $1.5 million
    • Hall Avenue from Riverside to Wyandotte for $2.1 million
    • Hickory from Seminole to Metcalf for $1.0 million
    • Cadillac at Alice and Reginald from Cadillac to Drouillard for $1.5 million
    • Norman from Adstoll to Joinville for $1.7 million
    • Fairview from St. Rose to Edgar for $1.78 million
    • Edward from St. Rose to Edgar for $1.785 million
    • The Ojibway Sanitary Sewer upstream of Weaver Avenue for $1.65 million
  • Roads being rehabilitated (repaving and reconstruction) include:
    • St. Rose between Lauzon and Fairview
    • Pelletier between Campbell and Rankin
    • Little River Acres Drive
    • Mount Royal between Cabana and Cousineau
    • Church Street between Wyandotte and Erie
    • Newbury Street between Dougall and Brudge
    • Caroline between Dougall and Janette
    • Hall between Giles and Shepherd
    • Pelissier between Wyandotte and Giles
    • Wyandotte between Langlois and Devonshire
  • EC Row will see improvements:
    • The westbound Conrail bridge (between Jefferson and Central) will be repaired
    • the eastbound lanes at Walker will be paved
    • the eastbound CN Rail bridge will be repaired
    • the road surface will be repaved between Dougall and Dominion

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