The Ontario government has announced some major funding for Oxford County for local community infrastructure needs.
WOODSTOCK – The Ontario government has announced some major funding for Oxford County.
Local MPP Ernie Hardeman says Oxford County will receive nearly $5 million dollars across 10 municipalities. The money is ear marked for local community infrastructure needs for things like building and repairing roads, bridges, water and waste water infrastructure.
Hardeman says this all part of his governments investment in small, rural and northern communities.
“As your MPP, I am upholding my commitment to support our local municipalities by creating jobs, attracting economic growth and investment, and making our community the best place to live and grow. This funding will help build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure in our community.”
Total investment in communities across Oxford are as follows:
Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott says this is a part of Ontario’s approximately $200 million commitment to 424 communities addressing their core infrastructure projects and asset management planning needs in 2020.
“This investment provides the predictable and stable infrastructure funding small, rural and northern municipalities have asked for. With this OCIF funding we are working directly with our municipal partners to deliver community infrastructure.”