Folder Municipal Financing

pdf Resolution 2 - Municipal Funding Formula (90 KB)


The Fiscal Review Committee was established in 2012 to provide a comprehensive review of the current provincial-municipal fiscal arrangement including all provincial-municipal programs. The Committee's research will encompass:

  • the current financial condition of municipalities in NS
  • the existing grants and other funding programs that exist for municipalities in NS
  • Municipal contributions to the Province
  • Non financial supports currently offered to municipalities in NS
  • Emerging issues in municipal structure across Canada.

A Steering Committee has been established consisting of representatives from the UNSM, various Deputy Ministers from the Province, and the co-chairs of the Working Committee. The Working Committee is comprised of the UNSM Executive Director, AMA Executive Director, other members of AMA and SNSMR staff.


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