Council Highlights December 20, 2022

Tuesday, 03 January 2023 15:08

Here are the highlights from the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley Council meeting held on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

2023 Salary Cost of Living Increase
Pre-budget approval was given for a 2% cost-of-living increase for salaries effective January 1st.

Purchase of a Plow Truck
Council gave approval for the purchase of an International Plow Truck in the amount of$357,000 plus HST.

Delegation of Authority for Liquor Sales
Council amended the Delegation of Authority to Staff By-law to approve the sale of liquor on New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday statutory holidays at the local Township LCBO retail locations when requested.

Interim Tax Rate
Council passed the 2023 Interim Tax Rate Bylaw to collect municipal taxes. The Interim Tax Rate is based on 50% of the previous years tax levy. Interim tax payments are due on February 28 and April 28.

Council Remuneration
Council approved a 2% increase on their remuneration effective January 1, 2023.
Reeve                                                              $31,472.73 per year
Deputy-Reeve                                             $22,231.06 per year
Councillor                                                    $19,030.56 per year

Upcoming Meetings
• Council Meeting: January 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
• Committee of the Whole: January 10, 2023 following the Council meeting