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Bill Walker 2018croppedToday, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill walker announced that local municipalities are receiving an additional $2,972,000 in Safe Restart Agreement funding.

The discretionary funding will be used to offset operating costs for critical services and help ensure that municipalities in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound do not carry an operating deficit into 2021.

“This funding will provide our local communities with the support they need to continue delivering critical services that we all rely on every day,” said Walker. “Today’s announcement will help our Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound municipalities develop a 2021 budget that reflects the reality of COVID-19 and give them the confidence they need to proceed with capital projects that will drive economic growth.”

Municipalities in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound will receive the following amounts:

Arran-Elderslie: $37,000
Bruce County: $500,000
Chatsworth: $38,000
Georgian Bluffs: $64,000
Grey Highlands: $67,000
Grey County: $619,000
Hanover: $985,000 in application based funding, $45,000 2021 funding, total: $1,030,000
Meaford: $71,000
Northern Bruce Peninsula: $64,000
Owen Sound: $157,000 in application funding, $125,000 in 2021 funding, total: $282,000
Southgate: $39,000
South Bruce Peninsula: $89,000
West Grey: $72,000

source: media release, MPP Bill Walker


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