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The Finance Department is responsible for all financial activities of the City. Activities include revenue collection of tax and water, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget, investment, financial planning, debt management and financial reporting. Related financial downloads can be found above or in the search bar on the homepage. (eg. Financial Statements, Tax Rate Bylaw, Rebate Application, Fee Waiver Application, etc.)

For all inquiries relating to water billing and parking, as well as over the phone payments, please contact the customer service office at extension 4001. (613-342-8772)

Taxation

Property taxes are the major source of revenue. The base for property taxation is the assessment roll. It defines classes and types of properties which are subject to taxation. The assessment roll comes from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation [MPAC]. The information included in this roll is then used to determine tax rates and to levy taxes. Tax rates are determine and taxes levied after the City prepares and Council adopts an annual budget of estimated revenues and expenditures.

Applications for tax deferrals for low income seniors and low income persons with disabilities must be made prior to September 30th each year. There are restrictions in income earned, age and assessment related tax increases which leads to qualification for the deferral. Deferred taxes must be paid when there are any registered title changes.

Tax payments may be made in any of the following ways:

  • by mail (send cheque to):
    • City of Brockville - Revenue Office
      P.O. Box 5000
      Brockville, ON K6V 7A5
  • by electronic preauthorized payments: - 12 equal installments
  • on due dates only
  • at most financial institutions
  • telephone / P.C. banking - contact your financial institution for availability and details
  • at City Hall - Revenue Office - by direct debit, cash or cheque

Prepaid taxes may be arranged through the Revenue Office.

Late payment of taxes results in a late payment charge on the first day of default and the first day of each month thereafter at 1.25% per month.

Please see the User Fees section for up to date fee schedules: https://brockville.com/userfees

For law offices requesting a title change, please email taxation or fax 613-342-2261

Easy to Use Tax Calulator 

Customer Service / Revenue Office Frequently Asked Questions

When are my taxes due?

How is the final tax bill calculated?

What is the interest rate on past due taxes?

When can a property be sold for non-payment of taxes?

Questions about your assessment, or, appealing your assessment?

How do I apply for a reduction, refund, or cancellation in taxes?


Water Billing


Water Bills may be paid by Cash, Cheque, Pre-authorized Payment, Visa, Mastercard or Debit Card. The bills mays also be paid at your bank, and they can also be dropped off at the box outside City Hall (no cash in box please).

Email for Water Billing information or call 613-342-8772 x  4001 

How often am I supposed to get a water bill?

What are my payment options for my water bill?

Do I need to contact the City regarding my water account if I am moving?

Who should I contact for any inquiries regarding my water bill?

Who do I contact about property ownership or mailing address changes?


Changing Property Address (Water Billing and Taxes)

All changes of property ownership or address addresses must be made in writing.

Please complete the online form and send to the City of Brockville's Revenue Office:

Fax:   (613) 342-2261
email: taxation@brockville.com

Postal Mail: 

Revenue Office
City of Brockville                       
P.O. Box 5000
Brockville, Ontario K6V 7A5  

If you have additional questions, please contact:

Taxation Department:  (613) 342-8772 x 4428


Accounts Payable

All accounts payable payments for City goods and services are paid bi-weekly. Prior to approval of payment, invoices are audited to ensure procedures are followed.


Budget

2021 Budget -  A Guide to Brockville’s Budget Process

2020 Budget - Brockville’s Budget Process

The municipal budget is one of the most important items that Council will pass each year and affects every resident, employee and business in the City. 

Here you will find important information concerning the 2021 budget process.

Early in the year the current year’s budget is released to Council and the Public. Public Budget Meetings occur to discuss the budget in detail and are held in Council Chambers. The City’s annual budget is adopted in May which approves the annual estimates of revenues and expenditures. The approved budget is available at the Treasury office.

The ten year Capital Plan can be found here.


Financial Information

The Finance / Administration Committee meets monthly to discuss all financial issues. Recommendations are then forwarded for approval by Council. Annual Financial Statements are received and adopted by Council and available online or at the Treasury office. Annual Municipal Performance Measures are available online or at the Treasury office.

Annual Financial Statements can be found above under:  Related Downloads



Employee Payroll 

Payroll is processed on a bi-weekly basis for both full-time and part-time employees.


Revenue Office Staff

Alexandra Epp - Customer Service Supervisor/Tax Collector
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Alexandra Epp

Joanne Mulder - Revenue Services Coordinator
    Tel: 613-342-8772
    Email Joanne Mulder

Margie Thom - Customer Service Representative
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Margie Thom

Karen Raison-Stevens - Customer Service Representative
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Karen Raison-Stevens

Jennifer Winmill - Customer Service Representative
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Jennifer Winmill

Doris Sawrie - Customer Service Representative
    Tel: 613-342-8772
    Email Doris Sawrie

Fred Hicks - Meter Reader/Serviceman
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Fred Hicks

Finance Staff

Lynda Ferguson - Director of Finance
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Lynda Ferguson

Arundhati Mohile - Manager of Finance and IT Services
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Arundhati Mohile

Christine Ward - Supervisor of Accounting Services
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Christine Ward

Emily Wood - Procurement Contracting & Risk Management Co-ord.
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Emily Wood

Tracy Theriault - Purchasing Officer
    Tel: 613-342-8772
    Email Tracy Theriault

Emily MacKenzie - Finance & Cemetery Records Coordinator
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Emily MacKenzie

Ben Rothwell - Financial Analyst - General
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Ben Rothwell

Daina Bessette - Financial Analyst - General
    Email Daina Bessette

Debbie Scott - Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Debbie Scott

Patti Lewis - Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Patti Lewis

Jerden Martin - Senior IT Systems Analyst
    Tel: 613-342-8772
    Email Jerden Martin

Adam Parker - IT Analyst
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Adam Parker

Warren Davies - IT Analyst
    Tel: (613) 342-8772
    Email Warren Davies

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