Public Notice

2019 Financial Plan Hearing

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to subsection 162(2) of The Municipal Act that the Council of the Rural Municipality of Elton intends to present its financial plan for the fiscal year 2019 at a public hearing scheduled for:

Date:       Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Time:       7:00 PM

Place:       Council Chambers

Elton Municipal Office

Forrest, MB

Council will hear any person who wishes to make a representation, ask questions, or register an objection to the financial plan, as provided.  Copies of the Financial Plan may be examined by any person during regular office hours of the municipal office at Forrest, Manitoba.

The Annual Ratepayers Meeting will also take place in conjunction with the Financial Plan Hearing.

Kathleen E. I. Steele, CMMA

Chief Administrative Officer

Rural Municipality of Elton

Forrest, Manitoba

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The Province of Manitoba Tax Assistance Office has advised that there are changes to the Education Property Tax Credit (EPTC) process effective January 1, 2019.

Currently, all property owners must pay the first $250.00 of residential property tax, which includes municipal and education levies, then are eligible for up to $700.00 EPTC grant which is deducted from your tax bill for each year.  Effective January 1, 2019, the $250.00 minimum has been removed, however, the EPTC will now only apply to the education portion of your tax bill, not the municipal portion. Letters have been sent to those property owners that would be affected by this change based on the 2018 tax year.

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