NewsMinden Hills Reeve says municipalities need help from province to make up for infrastructure deficit SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Tuesday, Jul. 4th, 2017 Mayor (then Reeve) Brent Devolin speaks to the media outside council chambers. May 18, 2017. Photo: Supplied by Kenny Trenton/93.5 Moose FM /Vista Radio.Ontario municipalities are waiting to see what the province will do to help with an infrastructure deficit.According to Minden Hills Reeve, Brent Devolin, there is a $4.9 billion infrastructure deficit in Ontario.Devolin says one tool being discussed is the increase to the municipal share of the gas tax. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/BD-1.mp3Devolin says the other tool on the table is sharing one percent of the H.S.T. with municipalities. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/BD-2.mp3Devolin also mentions municipalities own the largest majority of assets and have the least amount of taxation powers.The municipal share of the gas tax will increase gradually to four cents a litre by 2021.