June 23, 2011
Media Release

The Regional Municipality of York releases 2010 Annual Report

Document includes financial reports and highlights many accomplishments from last year
NEWMARKET – York Regional Council today received The Regional Municipality of York 2010 Annual Report.  The report documents the Region’s financial performance related to the delivery of its programs and services, plus highlights information on York Regional Council and the goals and accomplishments of Regional Committees and staff. 
“The 2010 Annual Report captures York Region’s vibrancy and reflects our accomplishments throughout the past year,” said York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch.  “It accentuates the exceptional achievements and high quality services provided by the Region to a growing and diverse community.”
The 2010 Annual Report provides information on the accomplishments of York Regional Council, Regional Committees and staff, as well as audited financial statements and a five-year review.  The report offers a description of the Region’s nine area municipalities and lists the essential services provided by The Regional Municipality of York.
“Our stable economic outlook and revenue growth levels continue to indicate York Region’s ability to uphold sustainable goals and objectives while supporting prudent financial policies,” said Town of Richmond Hill Mayor David Barrow, Chair of the Region’s Finance and Administration Committee.  “This report highlights Council’s strong commitment to ensure vital services are delivered to York Region residents.”
The report also includes a supplemental document detailing goals and financial highlights in the Housing York Inc. 2010 Annual Report. 
“I commend York Regional staff for demonstrating their continued commitment to York Region’s residents and long-term initiatives,” said York Region Chief Administrative Officer Bruce Macgregor.  “Maintaining a high calibre of community programs and services is a priority in York Region.”
Hardcopies of the 2010 Annual Report are available for pick-up at the Information Kiosk of the York Region Administrative Centre, located at 17250 Yonge Street in the Town of Newmarket.  The report is also available online on York Region’s website at www.york.ca under “Important Links”.
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca
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Media Contact: Taylor Huff, Corporate Communications, York Region
Phone: 905-830-4444 Ext. 1207
Email: taylor.huff@york.ca

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