Did You Know?

Did you know that the proposed Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex will be the first facility of its’ kind in Canada and possibly the world?
Did you know that Council awarded a $2.1 million contract to Turf Masters for the Track and Soccer filed component; subject to Council making a final decision to move forth with the full project in the Spring?
Did you know that no new staff will be hired to operate, maintain, and program the facilities?
Did you know that taxes will not be raised for residents as a result of the capital and operating costs for this new facility?

Did you know that the Municipality’s Operating Budget for 2016-2017 is $18,381,034.00?

Did you know that 7.51% of that total comes from residential taxation; 28.4% comes from commercial taxation including the natural gas industry?

Did you also know that 64.09% of all revenues come from other sources of revenue which includes mostly our business investments? 

Did you know our Municipality is the biggest employer in the entire Municipality of the District of Guysborough? 
Did you know that the Municipality issued 262 T4 slips in 2015 with total wages paid out of $6,912,717.87; for full time, casual, part time and student employees? 
Did you know that the breakdown is as follows: 
Municipal Core Operations – 123 T-4s, $2,942,925.04 in wages
Canso Seaside Manor- 48 T-4s, $1,111,928.98 in wages
Milford Haven Home for Special Care- 91 T-4s, $2,857,863.85 in wages