The Treasurer is responsible for the administration of all financial matters of the municipality. Based on decisions and policies established by the Council, the Treasurer handles the annual budget, tendering, municipal debt, banking arrangements, tax collection, water and sewer collection, loans and short and long-term investments.

2024 Budget

Draft Budget 2024

The City of Clarence-Rockland’s Municipal Council has approved its 2024 budget on December 13, 2023. The capital budget amounts to $26.3 million and covers investments related to growth, repairs, and maintenance planned for 2024. 

This budget includes a 5.69% increase in the tax rate. For an average property in Clarence-Rockland assessed at $310,000*, the impact of this increase is $130 annually or $10.85 per month. 

It is important to note that the share of the United Counties of Prescott-Russell, as well as that of the school boards, is added to the bill.  

*Based on the municipal assessment of MPAC and not on the market value of a property. 

Items impacting the tax increase 

  • Inflation and interest rates affect all purchases of products and services by the municipality. 

  • Municipal insurance rates have increased by $115,000 (0.46%). 

  • Costs related to the municipality's WSIB coverage have increased by $131,000 (0.52%). 

  • Legislated costs (mandatory municipal responsibilities) have increased by $411,962 (1.64%).  

*The percentage represents the impact on the tax rate. 

Priorities for 2024 

These projects are funded through development charges, reserves, and grants.

  • Phase 2 of St-Jean Street – extension of the main water pipeline and construction of a roundabout – $8,000,000. 

  • Reconstruction of Landry Road – $2,500,000. 

  • Reconstruction of Gagné Road – $ 1 132 750 

  • Replacement of a pump-rescue truck - $850,000. 

  • Restoration of the Rollin culvert – $750,000. 

  • Phase 1: Traffic lights – Clarence Crossing - $450,000. 

  • Decennial plan, bridges, and culverts – $303,000. 

  • St-Pascal Baseball Field – $240,000. 

  • Development of LODA Park – $155,000. 


Visual of four different homes valued at 310 000 $



Visual of house and arrow showing tax increase of 10$ per month


Visual of tax bill breakdown

2023 Budget

2023 Draft Budget

2023 Budget Feedback Form


Please take notice that the meeting dates to discuss the 2023 Budget in Committee of the Whole are as follows:

  • Monday, January 9, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 12, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., has been scheduled in order to conclude the budget discussion if necessary.

Please note that all the meetings will be held in the Council Chambers located at 415 Lemay Street in Clarence Creek. The meetings will also be broadcasted to the public via Facebook Live on the City of Clarence-Rockland page

If you wish to make a presentation at any of these meetings, you must complete a delegation request or contact the Clerk's Office at 613-446-6022 ext. 2400 no later than 4:00 p.m. on December 21, 2022.

2022 Budget

2022 Budget - Summary of revenues and expenses

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payments for Vendors

The City of Clarence-Rockland now offers a plan that allows the vendors to be paid by electronic funds transfer directly deposited in their bank account instead of paying by cheque. Payments are made by authorizing the City of Clarence-Rockland to make an automatic payment transfer to a current account at any Canadian financial institution in order to pay a bill for goods or services sold to the City of Clarence-Rockland.

Please complete and submit the EFT registration form.

Plan details

  • The vendor provides its banking information to the City of Clarence-Rockland.
  • Each time invoices are received by the City of Clarence-Rockland, the municipality will pay the vendor by direct transfer (EFT) to the vendor's bank account, not by cheque.
  • The municipality will send an email notification to the vendor with the payment details, indicating the total, the invoices paid, and the amount paid for each invoice.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • A current bank account at a financial institution in Canada.
  • A registration form must be completed and submitted with one of the following (a fillable PDF is available on our website):
    • A void check, or
    • A clear photocopy of a void cheque.

Request modifications

A written notice to the City of Clarence-Rockland is required 15 days prior to the payment date for the following changes:

  • Changing your bank account, bank or branch; or
  • Modification of contact information.