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Residents can Participate in the City's 2016 Budget Process

Jun 05, 2015

Starting on June 10 with its first meeting, Mississauga’s Budget Committee will begin the process of reviewing the 2016 Business Plan and City Budget. The Budget is the document that outlines how City resources are spent to support programs/services and advance the Strategic Plan.

Public Engagement
Budget Committee meetings will have dedicated time for residents, businesses, special interest groups and taxpayers to provide input in the budget process. Residents can attend the budget meetings or watch them live via the City’s website; meetings are also archived so they can be viewed any time.

Get involved in the budget process:
•  Email questions and comments to budget@mississauga.ca
•  Follow the City on Twitter and Facebook
•  Submit comments directly to Budget Committee through public question period
•  Follow discussions via Mayor/Councillor news updates
•  Try the Budget Allocator tool

First Budget Committee
On June 10, Finance staff will present an overview of the City’s current and projected finances and outline the timelines for upcoming Budget Committee meetings and public engagement activities. BMA Consulting Inc. will also present a financial outlook of the City’s framework of a new long-range financial plan. The plan, expected to be presented to Council in the fall, outlines how the City will manage long-term growth while continuing to provide high quality services to residents.

When:           
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 1 p.m. (following the conclusion of General Committee)

Where:          
Council Chamber, City Hall – second floor
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON
L5B 3C1
(Map)   

Budget Committee Presentations/Schedule
During the scheduled 2016 Budget Committee meetings, City staff will present their current service levels, cost pressures, efficiencies and new initiatives. Once the Committee approves the proposed budget, it will go to Council for approval.
Budget Committee meetings will include:

•  Business Plan Update and 2016 Budget Overview
•  Service Area Presentations
•  Deputations from members of the public or organizations

Budget Committee Meetings Date and Times
*Budget Committee meeting schedules are subject to change.*
Visit the Council and Committee Calendar Listings for up-to-date information
Fees and Charges
*Public question period
Wednesday, September 23 at 10 a.m.
Budget Overview Presentation
*Public question period
Monday, November 23 at 9 a.m.
Service Area Presentations
*Public question period
Tuesday, November 24 at 9 a.m.
Monday, November 30 at 9 a.m.
Tuesday, December 1 at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, December 2 at 10 a.m.
Budget Approval
*Public question period
Wednesday, December 9 at 9 a.m.
*Public question period will be limited to 15 minutes. For deputations, please contact the Clerk’s office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Media Contact:
Karen Flores
Senior Advisor (A), Media Relations
City of Mississauga                                                  
905-615-3200, ext. 5053                                            
Karen.Flores@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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