OMPF grants drop in 2020 for local municipalities

QUEEN’S PARK – Municipalities in northern Wellington County will receive a combined total of about $80,000 less through a key provincial funding program next year.

Municipalities across Ontario received word on Oct. 25 of their 2020 allocations through the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF).

Among municipalities in northern Wellington County:

– Mapleton’s 2020 allocation is $832,700, down $4,700 from $837,400 in 2019;

– Minto faces a cut of $63,800, with the 2020 allocation at $1,540,800, compared to $1,604,600 in 2019; and

– Wellington North will receive $1,283,700 next year, down $13,100 from the current year’s allocation of $1,296,800.