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Province Announces $5.8 Million In Funding For Area Municipalities

Posted: 2020-01-17 10:26:19 By: hbr

Premier Doug Ford, joined by Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound Muskoka and Minister Laurie Scott were in Parry Sound this morning to make a funding announcement through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF).

Parry Sound - Muskoka will receive more than $5.8 million across 26 municipalities to address their local community infrastructure needs.

Miller says “This money will help build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure in our communities which will in turn improve safety for residents and help our communities attract both people and businesses.”

Huntsville received over $300,000, while Bracebridge got $246.000 and Gravenhurst $110,000.  Smaller municipalities received between $50,000 and $100,000, while The Town of Parry Sound received $746,185.  The District of Muskoka received $2.6 million.

Total investment in communities across Parry Sound - Muskoka are as follows:

Municipality

OCIF Allocation for 2020

Township of Carling

$50,000.00

Township of Joly

$50,000.00

Township of Machar

$50,000.00

Township of McMurrich-Monteith

$50,000.00

Township of Perry

$50,000.00

Township of Ryerson

$50,000.00

Village of South River

$50,000.00

Municipality of Whitestone

$50,000.00

Township of McKellar

$54,514.00

Township of Georgian Bay

$61,249.00

Municipality of Magnetawan

$68,261.00

Village of Sundridge

$73,322.00

Township of Strong

$78,626.00

Town of Kearney

$86,630.00

Township of Armour

$87,003.00

Township of Lake of Bays

$87,640.00

Town of Gravenhurst

$110,245.00

Township of the Archipelago

$111,775.00

Village of Burk’s Falls

$130,463.00

Municipality of McDougall

$149,179.00

Township of Seguin

$162,321.00

Township of Muskoka Lakes

$196,177.00

Town of Bracebridge

$246,774.00

Town of Huntsville

$337,498.00

Town of Parry Sound

$746,185.00

District of Muskoka

$2,616,152.00

Total

$5,804,014.00


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