"It's clear that the financial impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on municipalities nation-wide is reaching crisis proportions and that now is the time for the federal and provincial governments to decide how much operational funding relief they will provide to cities", said Davis.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in additional costs and lost income for towns and cities, including steeply declining transit revenues.
"We are frustrated by the continued dance that seems to be happening between the province and the federal government", he said.
"The time is up for the federal-provincial wrangling about how to share the costs". "We've also joined the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in calling on the federal government for emergency funding". "We strongly encourage the federal government to address this in their fiscal update this week".
Among the cost-saving measures could be reducing transit services, staff layoffs, reducing essential services such as fire and police, closing parks and cultural sites and cancelling or deferring infrastructure and affordable housing projects, say members of the Large Urban Mayors' Caucus of Ontario, who met on Monday.
"It needs to be done in an expedited way", he said.
Toronto Mayor John Tory has said his city is facing at least $1.5 billion in cost pressures this year because of the pandemic.
Eleven more young people age 19 and under were confirmed to have COVID-19 as of Sunday.
He said there has been good dialogue with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Doug Ford, but municipalities need action and need it now.
There are now four workplaces in the agriculture sector that are currently in outbreak status, two in Leamington and two in Kingsville.
Ontario health officials are reporting no new COVID-19-related deaths in the province for the first time in months. The province reported the highest single-day death count on April 30, saying that 86 people died due to the disease within a 24-hour period.
Provincial labs turned around 17,300 test specimens in the past 24 hours, representing a positivity rate of 0.89 per cent.
Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott stated 183 more instances are thought of as solved, meaning that there are now 45 fewer busy instances in the state.