2019 Mayor's Report
Mr. Robert Bergeron,
mayor of Kazabazua.
MAYOR'S REPORT TO THE CITIZENS CONCERNING THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FINANCIAL REPORT, THE REPORT OF THE EXTERNAL AUDITOR AND THE REMUNERATION OF MUNICIPAL ELECTED OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAZABAZUA
Council members, Citizens,
In accordance with the provisions of article 176.2.2 of the Code City of Quebec, tabled at the regular meeting of the municipal Council of August 4, 2020, I present to you the highlights from the financial statement of the municipality of Kazabazua and of the report of the external auditor for the financial year ending December 31, 2019, as audited by the accounting firm Lacroix & associates.
2019 financial statements audited
Operating revenues for the year 2019 were $ 2,068,468 while expenses were $ 1,727,443. Consolidated surplus for the year ending December 31st, 2019 is $ 329,204.
Achievement for 2019
In the year 2019, the municipality has achieved in capital investments for:
- Renovation and expansion of the washrooms at the community centre for a subsidized amount of $ 71,358 from the Enabling Accessibility Fund for small projects component, Hydro-Québec subsidized amount of $ 63,111 for a contract total of $ 347,341.61 excluding applicable taxes.
- Architectural and engineering planning for a municipal garage.
- 2014-2018 TECQ programming audited for a total amount of $ 740,907 which represents a government contribution of $ 621,067 and the minimum capital requirement to be maintained for the duration of the program for an amount of $ 199,840.
Municipal road charges is $ 412,409 and snow removal was $ 140,952.
Of the total consolidated expense $ 203,475 represents Quotes parts to organizations.
External Auditor's Report
The external auditor is of the opinion that the financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Municipality of Kazabazua, as well as the results of our operations, the change in our net financial assets, our cash flows and reevaluation gains and losses for the year that ended.
Remuneration of the elected
In accordance with section 11 of the Act respecting the treatment of elected municipal officers, the financial report mentions the remuneration and expense allowance that each council member receives from the municipality. The remuneration of elected officials is established by By-law.
The Mayor's 2019 taxable income is $ 14,280 plus a non-taxable allowance of $ 7,140. The taxable income of each councilor is $ 4,752 and their non-taxable allowance is $ 2,376.
In conclusion, the financial report ending December 31, 2019, shows that despite a deficit of $ 10,656.40 that the municipality is in good financial situation.
In closing, I want to acknowledge the support and commitment of elected officials and all employees who are committed to providing quality services. In addition, I thank the many citizens, volunteers and organizations who contribute throughout the year to the success and development of the Municipality of Kazabazua.
Thank you once again for the support you have shown me.
Robert Bergeron, Mayor
Dandford Lake : legal gate on private properties
For information and to clarify, the properties in question are of a private nature. The gate was put up with all of the right permits and was done legally. The property owners have every right to stop people from going on or through their land to get to the water.
Public notice : no large item pickup
There will not be any large item pickup. However, large items can be brought to the Kazabazua Ecocentre.
Public notice : acquisition under section 72 of the municipal powers act
Public notice : publication of by-law 2021-032 amending by-law 2018-022 about contractual management
Construction of a municipal garage
The Municipality plans to build a new municipal garage located on the site of the municipality at 30 Begley Road in Kazabazua. The bidder who will be awarded the contract will have to carry out the work according to the plans and specifications produced by the firms Robert Ledoux Architect Inc as of April 13, 2021 and LH2 Inc Professional Services as of April 13, 2021.
Greenspace and park maintenance
Under the responsibility of the team leader, the incumbent of the position performs, among other things, the maintenance of the municipal parks and buildings, in order to maintain cleanliness and good condition. Among other things, the incumbent mows and treats the lawn, waters the plants and flowers, cleans trails and driveways, and maintains equipment (games, benches, etc.) and buildings. The job offer is for 10 weeks beginning June 21 , 2021 for 35 hours per week
Lancement du mois de la prévention de la fraude
Le thème " Flairez l'arnaque " est celui retenu dans le cadre de la 17e édition du Mois de la prévention de la fraude
Municipal elections will be held on November 7
The Council of the municipality of Kazabazua supports the 2021 Census, and encourages all residents to complete their census questionnaire online at www.census.gc.ca. Accurate and complete census data support programs and services that benefit our community.
The Gatineau Valley Social Development Table (TDSVG) needs volunteers. If you are interested, contact us at (819) 463-3838.
Those wishing to obtain information on the situation of COVID-19 in Quebec are invited to visit the Quebec.ca / coronavirus website.
Anyone who thinks they have COVID-19 or who wishes to obtain information about it, is invited to dial, starting March 9, 2020, 1 877 644-4545.
Cabin Closure: Prevention Tips from Sûreté du Québec
Start of the hunting season - Regulations in force
In the coming days, hunters will be more and more likely to indulge in their favorite activity in woodland. That's why the Sûreté du Québec wishes to recall some safety tips to guarantee everyone a safe hunting season.
Les cyclistes doivent dorénavant s'arrêter eux aussi devant un autobus scolaire
Il n’y a pas que les automobilistes qui risquent dorénavant de recevoir une contravention salée s’ils ne font pas leur arrêt obligatoire devant ou derrière un autobus scolaire qui fait monter ou descendre des jeunes. Une grande nouveauté pour les usagers de la route en cette rentrée scolaire concerne maintenant les cyclistes qui sont aussi visés par les nouvelles dispositions du Code de la sécurité routière (CSR)
Kazabazua library : laureate for year 2018
Tabling of the triennal assessment rolls for 2019-2020-2021
The new assessment rolls will be effective as of January 1 , 2019, for a period of three years (2019-2020-2021). The new values are based on the market of July 1 , 2017.
Directory of Social and Health Resources
A new directory of relevant social and health resources for residents of the Gatineau Valley MRC has been launched. It is available free of charge at www.sosvg.ca