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.

Share your input on the 2019 City budget

Tell us what is important to you. Share your comments through the online budget comment form (available Jan. 3 - Jan. 30, 2019), or pick-up a community workbook available at City Hall, Waverly Library and Brodie Library. You can also make a deputation to City Council on Jan. 10.

Share your input on the City Budget

Key budget dates

 2019 budget dates
Date Budget related activity
Jan. 3, 2019

2019 Proposed Operating and Capital Budgets (available online and at Waverly or Brodie Library)

Community workbook and online comment form are available for public input into the budget (available online and at the Office of the City Clerk - 1st floor of City Hall, Waverly or Brodie Library)

Jan. 8, 2019 Long-term financial overview presentation at City Council – 6:30 pm start
Jan. 10, 2019

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

  • Deputation request letters are not required, but those received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than Monday, Dec. 17 will be printed in the meeting agenda and will be heard before walk-in speakers.
  • Walk-in speakers are welcome and will be heard in the order of their arrival (a sign-in sheet will be available).
  • No Powerpoint presentations will be permitted.

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

Jan. 15, 17, 23, 30, 2019 Council budget review meetings at City Hall, Council Chambers – 5:30 pm start
Feb. 4, 2019

Budget ratified by City Council subject to approval on Jan 30, 2019

City Hall, Council Chambers – 6:30 pm start


2019 budget information

2019 executive budget summary
Read the 2019 Executive Budget Summary.
2019 tax supported operating and capital budget & twelve year capital forecast

Read the 2019 Proposed Tax-Supported Budget Highlights Fact Sheet for more information.


2019 proposed operating budget by department:

2019 rate supported capital and operating budget

Read the 2019 Proposed Rate Supported Budget Highlights Fact Sheet for more information.


2019 operating budget summary

The Operating Budget summary will be posted after the budget has been approved.

The Operating Budget Summary reflects the approved 2019 Tax Supported Operating Budget.

2019 capital improvements
Capital Improvements will be posted after the budget has been approved.


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.  



Citizen survey

Every two years, the City conducts a citizen survey to gather input about the services provided by the City. The data collected is used for budget considerations, to inform strategic planning, and to assist in evaluating the services provided to residents.


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

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