The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) toured the Eastern District of the province this week and met with local Councils from a number of municipalities, including Steinbach.
The Manitoba government is offering support to municipalities to enhance spring flooding preparations and protections.
The provincial government will provide more than $400 million for emergency response and damage prevention measures to better protect Manitobans, Premier Brian Pallister announced in his address to the Association of Manitoba Municipalities annual convention.
An improved provincial disaster financial assistance program will result from recommendations made following an extensive program review done in collaboration with municipalities.
The Manitoba government will be distributing an additional $10 million in unconditional operating funding to rural municipalities as part of Budget 2019 to support their critical infrastructure needs, such as fixing roads and bridges.
The Manitoba government has increased the Manitoba Water Services Board capital budget by $2 million for 2019-20, to a total of $15.8 million.
The Manitoba government recognized two decades of leadership and the power of local decision-making as Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton congratulated the Association of Manitoba Municipalities on their 20th anniversary today at their annual convention.
The Manitoba government welcomes the expansion of high-speed wireless LTE coverage by Bell MTS in southeast Manitoba.
The Manitoba government will provide $3.7 million in grants to projects for non-profit and community-led organizations, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced.