The City of Toronto’s 2017 preliminary operating and capital budgets were presented at the Budget Committee meeting today and is available for the public to learn about, with a range of tools and resources available at http://www.toronto.ca/budget2017. The presentation can be accessed at http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/bu/bgrd/backgroundfile-98984.pdf. A series of Budget videos are also available on YouTube which discuss how to get involved, identify budget priorities and explain how tax dollars were put to work in 2016.
The Budget Committee will hear presentations from the public on the preliminary 2017 tax supported budgets in January on the 5th, 9th and 10th across the city. More information is available at http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis.
Please also stay tuned for more information on Councillor Lee’s town hall meetings in January (10th and 17th), where city issues such as budget will be presented and discussed.