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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

Grand Total

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.