The Finance Department is responsible for the overall management of corporate finances as directed by Council, along with providing accurate financial information to facilitate the decision-making needs of Council and senior management.
Property Taxes & Utilities
For information related to property taxes, utility payments, or tax assessments please visit the Property Taxes & Utilities page.
For information related to property tax rates, please visit the Property Taxes & Utilities page.
For information related to tax sales, please visit the Tax Sale page.
To view the current annual budget, to learn about proposed budgets, or for information related to the budget process, please visit the Annual Budgets page.
Printed versions of the Budget Brochure are available in the Administration Centre at 217 Gideon Street in Stayner as well as in the Creemore, Stayner, and New Lowell Library Branches.
Financial Reports & Statements
To view the Townships audited consolidated financial reports and statements, please visit the Finance Reports & Statements page.
Frequently Asked Questions - Finance Department
Section 300 of the Municipal Act, 2001 requires that municipalities provide notice to the public on improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of their service delivery. Municipalities are also required to report on barriers to achieving these improvements.
Section 300 reports allow municipalities to share their successes in improving services for Ontarians and the exchange of good ideas and best practices.
The Municipal Performance Measures Program (MPMP) is a Provincial initiative introduced by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and includes both efficiency and effectiveness measures.
Efficiency measures indicate the amount of staff time and money used to deliver a service while effectiveness measures indicate the extent to which a service is achieving its intended results.