2019 Budget Process

What's the process and who is involved?

The budget process is about offering valued programs to the community, making strategic investments in infrastructure and keeping property taxes as low as possible. It ensures the town’s resources are spent wisely as well as brings the town’s Strategic Plan to life by providing the necessary funds to move action plans forward.

The Budget Committee is a Standing Committee of Council. Members include the Mayor and four councillors.

The Budget Committee receives an overview of the town’s finances and a draft plan on how we will deliver our programs and services for the coming year. The town’s Commission (business area) staff will present highlights of their proposed budgets. The Budget Committee reviews the plans, makes recommendations to the proposed budget, and approves requests to ensure appropriate funds are allocated for program and service delivery for that year.

Once the Budget Committee approves the proposed budget, it goes to Town Council for a vote.

Have your say. Get Involved.

A key component to developing the budget is hearing from you! The Budget Committee will be holding meetings between now and January 22, 2019 where you can provide input. Visit the Budget documents page for more information.

Budget Committee Meetings

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m. —  release of the proposed 2019 Budget, plus rates and fees
Town Hall, Oakville and Trafalgar Rooms
1225 Trafalgar Road

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Town Hall, Oakville and Trafalgar Rooms
1225 Trafalgar Road

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Town Hall, Oakville and Trafalgar Rooms
1225 Trafalgar Road

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Town Hall, Oakville and Trafalgar Rooms
1225 Trafalgar Road

Budget Open House

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 7 p.m.
Town Hall, Trafalgar Room
1225 Trafalgar Road

Council Meeting

Monday, January 28, 2019, 7 p.m.
Halton Regional Council Chambers
1151 Bronte Road
Oakville, Ontario

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