Setting the budget is the most important decision Council makes. The budget is much more than dollars and cents. It directly affects you through the services you receive and is a tool to reach the Community’s goals. 

2023 budget dates

DateBudget related activity
Jan. 4, 2023

2023 Proposed Operating and Capital Budgets and Community Handbook available online and at the Office of the City Clerk - 1st floor of City Hall. Residents can also submit comments online through our Get Involved site.

Jan. 10, 2023

Long-term financial overview presentation at City Council – 6:30 pm start

Jan. 12, 2023

 Public pre-budget deputation meeting at City Hall, Council Chambers – 6:30 pm start 

  • Deputation requests must be received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than noon on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023.
  • Requests may be submitted by emailing OfficeoftheCityClerk@thunderbay.ca or by completing the "Request to Speak Before Council" online form.
  • Requests received by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 will be printed in the meeting agenda.
  • Deputations will be heard in the order in which they are received.
  • There are three options for providing a deputation: 1) by sending a letter to Council, 2) in person or 3) virtual deputation via MS teams (either video or audio - must be arranged in advance).
  • Walk-in deputations will be permitted.
  • No Powerpoint presentations will be permitted.

For information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at 625-2230 

Jan. 17

Jan. 19

Jan. 25

Jan. 31

Council budget review meetings at City Hall, Council Chambers – 5:00 pm start

Meetings will be broadcast live on Shaw Spotlight Channel 10, Tbaytel Digital TV on Channel 110 and video streamed live and archived.

Feb. 2, 2023

Public post-budget meeting at City Hall, Council Chambers - 6:30 pm start 

  • Deputation requests must be received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than noon on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.
  • Submit a request by emailing OfficeoftheCityClerk@thunderbay.ca or by completing the "Request to Speak Before Council" online form.
  • Requests received by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023 will be printed in the meeting agenda.
  • Deputations will be heard in the order in which they are received.
  • There are three options for providing a deputation: 1) by sending a letter to Council, 2) in person or 3) virtual deputation via MS teams (either video or audio - must be arranged in advance).
  • Walk-in deputations will be permitted.
  • Powerpoint presentations will not be permitted.

For more information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at 625-2230

 

Feb. 6, 2023

Budget ratified by City Council 

City Hall, Council Chambers – 6:30 pm start

 

2023 budget information

2023 executive budget summary and corporate report

Read the proposed 2023 Executive Budget Summary and Corporate Report

 

Read the 2023 Tax Supported Budget Amendments

 

2023 tax supported budget summary

Read the 2023 Tax Supported Budget Summary

The budget summary reflects the approved 2023 Tax Supported Operating Budget

2023 tax supported operating and capital budget & twelve year capital forecast

Read the 2023 Proposed Tax-Supported Budget Highlights Fact Sheet for more information.

 

The files below are the proposed budget. 

 

2023 proposed operating and capital budget by department:

2023 rate supported budget summary

Read the 2023 rate supported budget summary

The budget summary reflects the approved 2023 Rate Supported Operating Budget

2023 rate supported capital and operating budget

Read the 2023 Proposed Rate Supported Budget Highlights Fact Sheet for more information.

 

Rate Supported Proposed Operating & Capital Budget includes the areas of Solid Waste - Landfill, Wastewater, Waterworks, and Prince Arthur's Landing - Boater Services.

 

2023 capital improvements

Read the 2023 Capital Improvements

 

Past budgets

Once approved by City Council, summaries created for the Operating Budget and the Capital Improvement Budgets are updated. Documents for past years are linked below.  

 

2022

2021

2020 

 2019

2018

 

 

If you require a PDF in an accessible format, please email our Municipal Accessibility Specialist or call 807-625-2240.

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