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Mayor Hazel McCallion Holds Third Budget Town Hall Meeting

Jun 01, 2011

Mayor Hazel McCallion invites Mississauga taxpayers to a Town Hall style meeting on Tuesday, June 14 to understand how the funds generated through property taxes are being used to fund Recreation and Parks services.

What: Mayor’s Budget Town Hall Meeting on Recreation and Parks – Mayor McCallion will be joined by City Manager Janice Baker and Recreation and Parks staff to explain the services that are supported by property taxes, and present an overview on the business of maintaining and operating the City’s Recreation and Parks facilities and programs, including resource allocation, the cost of program delivery and funding challenges.

When: Tuesday, June 14
7 – 9 p.m.

Who: Hazel McCallion, Mayor
Janice Baker, City Manager & CAO
John Lohuis, Director, Recreation & Parks
Laura Piette, Director, Planning, Development & Business Services

Where: Mississauga Civic Centre,
Council Chambers, 2nd floor
300 City Centre Dr. (Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. and Duke of York Blvd.)

Those who are unable to attend in person can follow the discussion and ask questions live, via the City’s Twitter page, The event will also be aired on Rogers Cable 10 and streamed on demand at

For further information, visit the City’s website, or email

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.

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