St. Catharines Budget 2020

** Update: The Budget Standing Committee will not meet on Monday, Nov. 25. The draft 2020 operating budget will be tabled at council on Monday, Dec. 2, and will be up for consideration on Dec. 16. Anyone wishing to address Council may register in advance with the City Clerk, City Hall, 50 Church Street, P.O. Box 3012, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 7C2, or email clerks@stcatharines.ca. Anyone not registered and wishing to address Council on the matter, may also do so that evening as part of the public meeting. **

The City of St. Catharines has started the budget process for 2020.

Work is currently underway on the City's 2020 operating budget and water and wastewater budget. The 2020 capital budget was approved by Council on Oct. 7, and the 2020 rates and fees were approved by Council on June 24.

The Budget Standing Committee is meeting regularly on behalf of City Council to address high level strategic budget and policy decisions and provide financial guidance to assist and improve upon the City's budget process, as well as short, medium and long-term financial planning.

The goal each year is to provide residents good value for their tax dollars.

EngageSTC is a space to learn more about the budget process, the 2020 budget as it evolves, and to also share your feedback. Any input will be shared with Council and City staff as part of the process. Please watch for updates, including information about the annual telephone town hall, draft budget documents, public meetings and more.

** Update: The Budget Standing Committee will not meet on Monday, Nov. 25. The draft 2020 operating budget will be tabled at council on Monday, Dec. 2, and will be up for consideration on Dec. 16. Anyone wishing to address Council may register in advance with the City Clerk, City Hall, 50 Church Street, P.O. Box 3012, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 7C2, or email clerks@stcatharines.ca. Anyone not registered and wishing to address Council on the matter, may also do so that evening as part of the public meeting. **

The City of St. Catharines has started the budget process for 2020.

Work is currently underway on the City's 2020 operating budget and water and wastewater budget. The 2020 capital budget was approved by Council on Oct. 7, and the 2020 rates and fees were approved by Council on June 24.

The Budget Standing Committee is meeting regularly on behalf of City Council to address high level strategic budget and policy decisions and provide financial guidance to assist and improve upon the City's budget process, as well as short, medium and long-term financial planning.

The goal each year is to provide residents good value for their tax dollars.

EngageSTC is a space to learn more about the budget process, the 2020 budget as it evolves, and to also share your feedback. Any input will be shared with Council and City staff as part of the process. Please watch for updates, including information about the annual telephone town hall, draft budget documents, public meetings and more.

  • While residents and businesses understand that municipal services are not free of cost, they do expect their municipal government to deliver return on their tax dollars by investing wisely in those initiatives that matter most. Financial planning, or budgeting, is a key factor in achieving this.

    How well do you know the City's budget process? Participate in our quiz and learn more.

    While residents and businesses understand that municipal services are not free of cost, they do expect their municipal government to deliver return on their tax dollars by investing wisely in those initiatives that matter most. Financial planning, or budgeting, is a key factor in achieving this.

    How well do you know the City's budget process? Participate in our quiz and learn more.

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