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Mayor’s Budget Town Hall Meeting on Human Services & Waste Management

Jan 09, 2012

Mayor Hazel McCallion invites Mississauga taxpayers to a Town Hall style meeting on Wednesday, January 18th to understand how the funds generated through property taxes are being used to fund Human Services and Waste Management in the Region of Peel.

What: Mayor’s Budget Town Hall Meeting on Human Services and Waste Management – Mayor McCallion will be joined by City of Mississauga City Manager and CAO, Janice Baker, to explain the services that are supported by property taxes. Region of Peel staff will present an overview on the business of operating and maintaining the Region’s Waste Management and Human Services programs. Topics include resource allocation, the cost of program delivery and funding challenges.

When: Wednesday, January 18
7 – 9 p.m.

Who: Hazel McCallion, Mayor
Janice Baker, City Manager and CAO, City of Mississauga
Patti Elliott-Spencer, Director, Finance, City of Mississauga
Norm Lee, Director, Waste Management, Region of Peel
Janet Menard, Commissioner Human Services, Region of Peel

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 Questions can also be emailed to

For further information regarding the event and the City of Mississauga’s 2012 Budget, including a audio podcast on the budget highlights, visit the City’s website,

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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