The Ministry of Municipal Affairs has released the 2021 data from the Community Aggregate Payment Program (CAPL). In turn, ASGA is releasing their annual CAPL report to its’ members.
Twenty-one municipalities had an increase the amount of CAPL collected, 12 municipalities had a decrease, three collected it for the first time, and two did not report.
Even with two major collectors not reporting, CAPL Funding increased from $9,290,214.41 to $10,562,616.00, or an increase of 13.7 per cent.
When asked what CAPL funds were spent on, municipalities replied*:
- 27 said General Government
- 19 said Transportation
- 3 said Recreational
- 2 said “Other”
- 1 said Environmental
- 1 said Protective Services
(*Municipalities can report more than one use.)
The largest increase in CAPL funding was in Ponoka County with 347 per cent and Bighorn, with an 147 per cent increase.
The largest decrease in CAPL Funding was in Mountain View County with -36.5 per cent and Westlock County with -34 per cent
$134,994,438.76 of CAPL Funds has been collected since 2006.
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