City Council will deliberate and approve a budget for 2019 to fund the core services our citizens rely on at service levels they expect for a high quality of life, and to make investments in our community’s future through smart growth, improved transportation, modernized technology and environmental sustainability.
The 2019 Business Plan & Budget will address City Council's 10 Strategic Priority areas and will also consider feedback received from residents through the 2017 Civic Services Survey.
2019 Business Plan & Budget Timeline
May 28, 2018:
The Governance and Priorities Committee approved a property tax target of 4.0% to 4.5% in order to achieve City Council’s Strategic Priorities and maintain existing service levels.
June 18, 2018:
Business Plan options with a value of $7.78 million were presented to the Governance and Priorities Committee aimed at achieving City Council’s Strategic Priorities.
August 18, 2018:
Of the business plan options presented in June 2018, City Council completed an exercise to identify priority items to Administration who will then use this information to recommend which initiatives and service level enhancements to be included in the 2019 Business Plan and Budget. These options will be considered and decided upon by City Council in a detailed separate report at the 2019 Business Plan and Budget Review, November 26-28, 2018.
October 22, 2018:
The Preliminary 2019 Business Plan & Budget will be presented to the Governance and Priorities Committee.
November 26-28, 2018:
City Council's 2019 Preliminary Business Plan and Budget Review will take place November 26-28, 2018 in Council Chambers. ( Operating & Capital Budgets)
2019 Preliminary Budget Documents - Wednesday, October 24, 2018
May 2018 Administrative Report: 2019 Indicative Budget
June 2018 Administrative Report:2019 Business Plan and Budget Options
August 2018 Administrative Report: 2019 Business Plan and Budget Options