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Echo Bay, Ontario, Canada
P0S 1C0
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By-law Number 891-09
(Regarding 2009 Tax Rates)

BEING A BY-LAW to set and levy final tax rates and to further provide for penalty and interest in default of payment thereof for 2009.

WHEREAS Section 312 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, provides that the Council of a local municipality shall pass a by-law to levy a separate tax rate on the assessment in each property class, and;

WHERAS Section 307 and 308 of the said Act require tax rates to be established in the same proportion to tax ratios, and;

WHEREAS the sum required for general municipal expenses purposes is estimated at $715.000.00 and

WHEREAS certain education rates are provided in various regulations, and commercial and industrial education amounts have been requisitioned by the Province,

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laird enacts as follows:

Res/Farm 0.01035156 0.00252000 0.01287156
Commercial Occupied 0.01095092 0.01447707 0.02542799
Commercial Vacant 0.00766564 0.01013395 0.01779959
Industrial Occupied 0.01011451 0.01383280 0.02394731
Industrial Vacant 0.00657443 0.00899132 0.01556575
Farmlands 0.00258789 0.00063000 0.00321789
Managed Forests 0.00258789 0.00063000 0.00321789

THAT all taxes shall become due and payable in 2 installments as follows:
50% of the final levy shall become due and payable on August 28, 2009
50% of the final levy shall become due and payable on October 23, 2009.

On all taxes of the levy, which are in default a penalty of 1.25 per cent shall be added and thereafter a penalty of 1.25 per cent per month will be added on the first day of each and every month the default continues, until December 31, 2009.

On all taxes in default on January 1st, 2010, interest shall be added at the rate of 1.25 per cent per month for each month or fraction thereof in which the default continues.

Penalties and interest added in default shall become due and payable and shall be collected as if the same had originally been imposed and formed part of such unpaid tax levy.

HAT taxes are payable to the Township of Laird, at the Municipal Office,
3 Pumpkin Point Road, R. R. #4, Echo Bay, ON P0S 1C0.

This by-law comes into effect upon the date of passage.

PASSED in open meeting this 22nd day of July, 2009.



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