Franklin was incorporated in 1883. The Rural Municipality of Franklin is located in south eastern Manitoba, and is located approximately 80 kilometers south of Manitoba's capital city, Winnipeg. Franklin parallels the Canada/U.S.A. border along its southern boundary. The municipality is easily accessible with Provincial Highway 59, the major route that runs through the municipality. Provincial roads 200, 201, 217, and 218 help connect the municipality's several communities together. The western border of Franklin is the Red River, with the Roseau River running through the municipality itself.
Franklin on The Weather Network
|Total Private Dwellings||1082||174|
|Population Density per Square Km||2.6||125.4|
|Land Area (square km)||973.05||2.82|
Annual Business Tax: None (Business License Required)
Taxes are due October 31st of each year for the current calendar year - January 1st to December 31st.
Payable to the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin; cash, cheque and debit are accepted forms of payment. You may also make your payment using internet banking if you have an account with a Credit Union or Scotiabank.
Mill Rates (Based on 2015 General Municipal and School Mill Rates)
Mills on Residential Property: 12.055
Water Water Source: Red River
Treated and Distributed by: Pembina Valley Water Cooperative Inc., Letellier MB Rates: $10.74 per 1000 MG + $23.88 Customer Service Charge.
BILLED QUARTERLY: April, June, September and December.
Payable to the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin; cash, cheque or debit are accepted forms of payment. You may also make your payment using internet banking if you have an account with a Credit Union or Scotiabank.
The current minimum residential water and sewer which includes 3000 gallons of water or less, is $76.23.
Bulk Water Sales rate per 1000 gallons is $18.70.
Garbage and Recycling Collection
Residential Garbage fee - $109.00 per year (billed on taxes)
RECYCLING, Every 2nd Thursday