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.

Thank you for your feedback!

The 2019 Budget process ran from December 11, 2018 to January 22, 2019, giving members of the public the chance to share feedback through a number of public engagement opportunities including Budget Committee meetings and an open house. Thank you for being part of the budget process and sharing your input with us.
We welcome your budget feedback anytime! Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter, send us an email at budget@oakville.ca or get in touch with your Councillor or Mayor Burton. 

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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