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The mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro recently published her 2011 report on the financial situation for 2010

Below on this page we present a preliminary analysis of the 2011 mayor’s report

Towards the very bottom of this page are links to access other documents including an analysis of of the 2005 to 2010 reports.

Summary – Preliminary analysis of Pierrefonds-Roxboro 2011 mayor’s report

SURPLUS $2,814,100 – The surplus in the 2011 report was +181%, +110% et +99% when compared to the equivalent amount in the 2010, 2009 & 2008 respectively

REAL EXPENSES $30,334,981 – This amount in the 2011 report is +2%, +1% et +3% compared to the equivalent amounts from the 2010, 2009 & 2008 reports respectively.

SAVINGS $ 1,936,500 – The savings inthe 2011 report are +488%, +130% et +241% when compared to the same amounts from the 2010, 2009 & 2008 reports respectively.

REAL REVENUS $ 2,482,700 – Real revenus in the 2011 report are +23% & +5% higher than those listed in the 2010 & 2009 reports respectively and -10% compared to real revenus from the 2008 report.

SURPLUS $759,200 – The surplus in the 2011 report is +156% & +42% higher compared to those posted in the 2010 & 2009 reports respectively and -10% compared to the 2008 report.

In the 2011 report, there are no details offered on the nature of various adjustments which total up to 118 300 $.

PROJECTS $4,000,000 – The total for projects in the 2011 report is -39% & -6% compared to amounts in the 2010 & 2008 and +44% compared to the amount in the 2009 report

WORK IN THE PARKS $790,000 – This amount from the 2011 report is -64% and -39% compared to amounts in the 2010 & 2009 reports and + 163% compared to the amount in the 2008 report.

IMPROVEMENTS TO THE ROADS $1,020,000 – This amount is -58%, -68% & -36% compared to amounts in the 2010, 2009 & 2008 reports.

PURCHASING OF NEW VEHICLES $1,490,000 – This amount is +24%, +35% & +81% compared to same values in the 2010, 2009 & 2008 reports respectively.

REPAIRS TO BUILDINGS – $700,000 – This amount is -13%, +250% et +460% compared to the same amounts from the 2010, 2009 & 2008 reports respectively.

EXPENSES PAID FOR BY DEVELOPERS – $1,800,000 – This amount is -60%, -5% et -67% compared to same amounts in the 2010, 2009 & 2008 reports respectively.

WORKS FINANCED BY THE CITY – $20,000,000 – This amount is -2%, +54% & +67% compared to same amounts from the 2010, 2009 & 2008 reports respectively.

INDICATEURS PRÉLIMINAIRES SUR LES ÉTATS FINANCIERS DE 2011 – In the 2011 report there are fewer details presented compared to details presented in previous reports.

GENERAL ORIENTATION FOR THE 2012 BUDGET

– The borough is preparing the 2012 budget and Capital Expenditures Programme for 2012/2013/2014, which will be adopted by Council at two special meetings;
– Montreal has maintained our budgetary allocation for 2012 in order to reduce the City’s expenses by $250 M, which represents a $1.6 M loss of income for our Borough. Furthermore, inflation rate is around 3.3% and the provincial sales tax will increase by 1 % on January 1st, 2012;
– Despite these budgetary constraints, we do not anticipate increasing the Borough’s tax rate;

– The Borough will pursue its efforts towards the road renovation, storm sewer and water system rehabilitation program, as well as the maintenance of our parks and sports facilities.
– Discussions with the Quebec Ministry of Transport (MTQ) for the realization of a road link with a viaduct between Autoroute 440 and the Trans-Canada Highway are well under way.
– We are working towards opening a «éco-quartier» serving both the Cap-Saint-Jacques District of our Borough
– Our local sustainable development program will be in force at the beginning of 2012.

More information will be posted here when available

Useful links

Click here for the Excel file which help generated the numbers used in this analysis

All mayor’s reports for Pierrefonds-Roxboro published since 2005 are available via this link.

Click here for our analysis of the 2005-2010 mayor’s reports