Finance

Doug Armstrong, Director of Finance
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The Finance Department is responsible for the financial operation of the Town and its agencies and ensures that proper methods, procedures and controls are in place with respect to the Town's operations.

2016/2017 Rates

  • Residential $1.90 per $100.00 of Assessment
  • Commercial $3.99 per $100.00 of Assessment

Fire Protection Rate is $ 0.13 per hundred dollars of the assessed value for tax exempt properties

For Water & Sewer Rates, please refer to the water & sewer rate page

Area Rate of $ 0.32 per hundred dollars of the assessed value of all commercial real and/or business occupancy assessments shown as taxable in the assessment roll located in the area of the Town formerly known as the "Windsor Business Improvement District' as described in the bylaw passed by the Town Council on the 26th day of April, 1994.

 

Town of Windsor - Approved 2016/2017 Grants to Local Non-Profit/Charitable Organizations

The following grants to local non-profit/charity organizations were approved for Budget Year 2016/17:

Hants West Relay for Life $ 300 (Mar. 22'16)
Hants West Crime Stoppers $ 250 (Mar. 22'16)
Annapolis Valley International Town Criers Competition $ 600 (Mar. 22'16)
West Hants Ground Search & Rescue $ 1,000 (Mar. 22'16)
New Boundaries $ 2,500 (Mar. 22'16)
Windsor People First $ 500 and Donated Office Space (Mar. 22'16)
Windsor Hockey Heritage Society $ 1,000 (Mar. 22'16)
Hants County Christmas Angels Auditorium use for event day and office space/phone access (Mar. 22'16)
ICE All Star Cheer $ 300 (Mar. 22'16)
Hants County SPCA $ 200 (Mar. 22'16)
Windsor & Area Education Fund (WAEFA)
(Dr. Garth Vaughan Memorial Bursary)
$ 500 (Mar. 22'16)
West Hants Minor Baseball $ 2,000 (Mar. 22'16)
Seniors Safety Program of Hants County $ 5,114 (Yr. 2 of 2 - pilot project) (Mar. 22'16)
Hants Community Hospital Foundation $ 500 (May 24'16)
   
   
Total: $14,764

NOTE:  The Grants Policy & Application can be found by clicking Grants .  Only applications that provide ALL required information & documentation before the deadline will be considered.  You may print and submit an application to be considered during the 2017/18 budget deliberations at any time BEFORE MARCH 1, 2017 in order for it to be considered during the 2017/18 budget discussions.  Should you have any questions, please contact Shelleena Thornton at 902-798-1355.

 

Town of Windsor - 2016-2017 Operating Budget

  2016-2017 Town of Windsor Operating Budget Summary & Detail

2016-2017 Town of Windsor Operating Budget Summary

 

Municipal Finances

Municipal Finances - This link http://www.novascotia.ca/dma/finance/indicator/fci.asp outlines the financial indicators of each municipality across Nova Scotia.  All municipalities are measured against the same indicators and people can search the profile of any municipality in NS.
In a nutshell:

  • Green is good
  • Yellow is "work on improving it now before it gets bad"
  • Red is bad

 

Town of Windsor Audited Financial Statements

Town of Windsor 2010 2011 Audited Financial Statements

Town of Windsor 2011 2012 Audited Financial Statements

Town of Windsor 2012 2013 Audited Financial Statements

Town of Windsor 2013 2014 Audited Financial Statements

Town of Windsor 2014 2015 Audited Financial Statements

Town of Windsor 2015 2016 Audited Financial Statements