COVID-19: Central Manitoulin Council Passes Municipal Tax and Utility Deferral

Thursday, April 23, 2020

To assist residents and businesses during the COVID-19 public health situation, the Municipality of Central Manitoulin Council passed the following motion on 04/23/2020 regarding Municipal tax and utility deferral.

115-2020 MOTION: D. Stephens and Shaffer

That Council approves the following:

1. That the 2020 interim tax levy instalments for the February 28 and April 30 for

properties within the municipality be deferred to June 30, 2020.

2. That the utility bill payments for March 31 be deferred until June 30, 2020.

3. That all progression and penalties on Tax registrations be deferred until June 30,


4. And that the necessary by-laws be enacted…………..…carried.

The issue of a deferral extension will be discussed and decided on before June 30, 2020.  The full Council minutes from 04/23/2020 can be found at

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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