Sunday, July 21, 2024

The 2024 Budget Process is Underway and Your Feedback is Important

Each year, the Municipality of Meaford undergoes an annual budget process to create budgets that support operations and deliver the programs and services required to maintain the high quality of life we enjoy in our community. The Municipality of Meaford would like to hear from you as they prepare the 2024 Municipal Budgets. There are several opportunities for input throughout the process.

1. Submit your budget questions: The municipality will post budget questions and answers to their website weekly. You can ask your questions by emailing budgets@meaford.ca, calling 519-538-1060 extension 1746 or by dropping by the Administration Office located at 21 Trowbridge Street West, during regular hours of operation.

2. Participate in our budget public meetings: Meetings are held at 157859 7th Line, Meaford and are open to the public. You can attend in person or watch on our YouTube channel at www.meaford.ca/YouTube. To register to speak in person or virtually at a meeting, email deputyclerk@meaford.ca or call 519-538-1060 extension 1100.

  • Monday, January 15, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. – Tabling of Draft Budget and Presentation
  • Monday, January 15, 2024, at 5:00 p.m., Public Meeting on Fees & Charges
  • Friday, January 26, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Budget Day 1 – Operating Budget
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Budget Day 2 – Capital and Enhancements Budgets
  • Friday, February 2, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. (if needed) – Final Consideration & Additional Deliberation of Draft Budget
  • Monday, February 12, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. – Statutory Public Meeting (Special Meeting of Council)
  • Monday, March 11, 2024, (anticipated in Council at 1:00 p.m.) – Final Approval of the 2024 Budgets

3. Provide your feedback to Council:  Email all members of Council directly using council@meaford.ca.

Follow the updates and discussion to learn more and provide your feedback as the Municipality of Meaford determines its annual budget.

Visit www.meaford.ca/Budgets. Paper copies of the budget are available upon request.

 

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