Springwater waives penalties and interest for property tax and water/wastewater payments
Township of Springwater / March 25, 2020 – During a Special Council Meeting on March 25, Springwater Council voted in favour of providing relief to residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, through the waiving of penalties and interest for property tax and water/wastewater payments coming due.
Council has authorized:
? Penalties and interest not be applied on May 1 and June 1 for unpaid property
taxes that are due April 22, 2020; and,
? Penalties and interest not be applied on April 1, May 1 and June 1 for
water/wastewater bills that are due between March 31 and May 31, 2020; and,
? NSF charges be waived for payments that are returned from April 1 to May 31,
2020; and,
? Residents be able to temporarily withdraw from pre-authorized debit plans anyone who does not have access to e-mail is asked to please call 705-728-4784 Ext. 2024.
If the global pandemic continues beyond June 1, staff will return to Council with a recommendation to extend the relief period.
Anyone who is in the position to make payments is able to do so online through My Springwater, at most financial institutions and through some third-party providers. Cheques may also be left in the drop box located at the Township Administration Centre.
For the latest information on how the municipality is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit springwater.ca/COVID19