Canadian National Railroad Sound Mitigation

Phase 1

For Properties West of Western Avenue

As part of the CN settlement the Village agreed to reimburse homeowners for work done to their residences that would improve sound mitigation. An assigned fund balance of $500,000 was transferred to the Capital Projects Fund for this purpose. Distribution of funds is based on distance from rail track and falls within the following tiers.


  Amount Units Total
Tier 1 $7,000 14 $98,000
Tier 2
$6,000 5 $30,000
Tier 3
$4,500 35 $157,500
Tier 4
$3,100 15 $46,500
Tier 5
$1,500 112 $168,000
Grand Total
  181 $500,000

This five-year program began January 2011 and ends December 2015. As of March 2014, 56 properties have received reimbursements with an overall valuation of physical improvements to properties of $204,899.

  2011 2012 2013 2014
Dollars Reimbursed
$100,014 $22,677 $30,217 $2,200
Properties 35 10 11 0*

*Property had previous partial reimbursement; included in property total for 2011.

Phase 2

For Properties East of Western Avenue

As part of the CN settlement the Village agreed to reimburse homeowners for work done to their residences that would improve sound mitigation. An assigned fund balance of $519,000 was transferred to the Capital Projects Fund for this purpose. Distribution of funds is based on distance from rail track and falls within the following tiers.

  Amount Units Total
Tier 1
$7,000 12 $84,000
Tier 2
$4,500 58 $261,000
Tier 3
$3,100 31 $96,100
Tier 4
$1,500 52 $78,000
Tier 5
  153 $519,000

This two year program began January 2014 and ends December 2015. As of March 2014, 1 property has received reimbursement with an overall valuation of physical improvements to properties of $3,791.

PHASE 2 2014
Dollars Reimbursed
$3,100
Properties 1

*Please note that reimbursement figures are as of March 26, 2014 and will be updated periodically.

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Apply for Sound Mitigation Program Funds

Is your home shown on one of the above maps as one of the properties eligible for dollars? Download the application.