Town Operating Budget 2014

Did You Know ...The Town of Athabasca 2014 Operating Budget has been posted on the Town Website.

2014 Operating Budget, Town of Athabasca

The Town of Athabasca 2014 Operating Budget has been posted on the Town website and is available for public review.

The document includes information on the following items:

  • Detailed listing of the budgeted revenue and expenses for each Town department
  • History of municipal tax rates 2010 – 2014
  • Annual increase in levy by percentage
  • 2013/2014 comparison of average municipal taxes
  • Tax cost breakdown for the average property tax notice of $2,643.64
  • Town revenue sources and tax revenues
  • Expenses by department
  • Lists of the items, amenities and services that the Town is and is not responsible for
  • Capital Budget details, including Revenue, Expenditures, Projects and their respective budgets

Brief summary of some of the information provided in the Budget document:

  • Total Projected Revenues: $7,906,849
  • Total Projected Expenditures: $7,906,700
  • Projected Surplus: $149

Municipal Tax Rate Increase History:

  • 2014 ... 1%
  • 2013 ... 0%
  • 2012 ... 3.2%
  • 2011 ... -1.2%
  • 2010 ... 2.8%

Tax Cost Breakdown for Average Property Tax Notice of $2,643.64:

  • Municipal Portion: $1,923.08
  • School Requisition: $657.04
  • Lodge Foundation: $63.50

Revenue Sources:

  • Taxes: 57%
  • User Fees: 29%
  • Penalties/Fines: 1%
  • Reserves: 3%
  • Contract Services: 2%
  • Local Improvement Levies: 1%
  • Franchise Fees: 2%
  • Investments/Leases: 1%
  • Internal Revenue: 3%
  • Other Government: 1%

Tax Revenue:

  • Real Property Taxes: 76%
  • Provincial School Foundation: 22%
  • Greater North Foundation: 2%

Expenses by Department:

  • Public Works: 20%
  • Utilities: 32%
  • Multiplex: 8%
  • Parks and Trails: 4%
  • Requisitions: 14%
  • Council: 2%
  • Administration/Development: 14%
  • Community Services: 3%
  • Protective Services: 3%

Please visit the Town of Athabasca 2014 Operating Budget page for additional information including a detailed overview of the 2014 Capital Budget, the lists of items and services that the Town is and is not responsible for, and more.

 

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