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2018 Current and Capital Budget

Council approved the 2018 budget process and calendar (Report CS 78-17) which set out the major milestones below.

Phase 1 - Prepare

Phase 2 - Engage

Phase 3 - Develop

  • Senior management team to prioritize and finalize staff proposed 2018 budget

Phase 4 - Consolidate

  • Finance to consolidate budget information and develop communication material

Phase 5 - Inform, Engage, Debate and Approve

  • Budget books released - February 5, 2018
  • Budget Overview and Public Input Meeting - February 12, 2018, Operations Committee
  • Council Deliberations and Approval Meeting - February 22, 2018, Special Council Meeting

2017 Current and Capital Budget

Council approved the 2017 Draft Operating and Capital Budgets as presented on April 12, 2017.  Media Release.

The 2017 Budget results in a property tax increase of 3.99% on the Town's portion of the tax bill.  When combined with the Region and Education budgetary increases, the estimated overall property tax increase is 2.25%

For more information, please see the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on April 12, 2017.

2017 Draft Budget - General Documents

2017 Budget Highlights

2017 Draft Operating Budget

2017 Draft Capital Budget

Reference Material

Copies are also available at no cost upon request by contacting Corporate Services, Town of Whitby at 905.430.4300 x2233 or by email at treasury@whitby.ca.

2017 Budget Milestones

Council approved the 2017 budget process and calendar (Report CS 64-16) which set out the major milestones below.

Phase 1 - Prepare

Phase 2 - Engage

Phase 3 - Develop

  • Senior management team to prioritize and finalize staff proposed 2017 budget

Phase 4 - Consolidate

  • Finance to consolidate budget information and develop communication material

Phase 5 Inform, Engage, Debate and Approve 

  • Budget books released - March 27, 2017

2016 Current and Capital Budget

Council Approved Budgets

Council approved the 2016 Draft Operating and Capital Budgets as presented on February 18, 2016, with the following amendments:

  • That an increase of $1,184,000 be included to pay for the necessary capital improvements and acquisitions required to accommodate an additional fire suppression crew and training officer in 2017 to address community safety needs; and that the 2016 capital budget be amended to include the following items:
    • Fire Hall 5 Interior Renovations - $55,000
    • Aerial/Pumper Truck and Related Equipment - $1,400,000
    • New Suppression Staff Equipment - $75,500
    • Fire Prevention/Training Vehicle - $35,000

         This amendment affects the Corporate Revenues and Expenses budget
          as well as the Capital budget.

 

  • That the 2015 assessment growth be included in the 2016 Operating Budget and be used to offset the impacts of outstanding appeals at the Assessment Review Board during 2016, and that any unutilized assessment growth be contributed to the Growth Reserve Fund.  This amendment affects the Corporate Revenues and Expenses budget.

The 2016 Budget results in a property tax increase of 4.59 percent on the Town's portion of the tax bill. When combined with the Region and Education portion of the total tax bill, the estimated overall increase is 2.34 percent.

For more information, please see the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on February 18, 2016. Please note that the 2016 Operating and Capital Budget documents are not being reproduced at this time. Please consider the changes above in reading through the document.

Copies are also available at no cost upon request by contacting the Treasury Department, Town of Whitby at 905-430-4300, extension 2233 or by email at treasury@whitby.ca.

2016 Frequently Asked Questions

2016 Frequently Asked Questions 

2016 Draft Budget - General Documents

2016 Draft Operating Budget

2016 Draft Capital Budget

Reference Material


2015 Current and Capital Budgets

Council Approved Budgets

The 2015 Draft Operating and Capital Budgets were approved by Council as presented on February 26, 2015, with the following amendment:

  • The inclusion of $9,500 to fund an increase in the low income senior and low income disabled homeowners tax rebates from $250 to $300. This amendment affects the Grants budget.

The 2015 Budget results in a property tax increase of 2.94 percent on the Town's portion of the tax bill. When combined with the Region and Education portion of the total tax bill, the estimated overall increase is 1.46 percent.

For more information, please see the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on February 26, 2015. Please note that the 2015 Operating and Capital Budget documents are not being reproduced at this time. Please consider the changes above in reading through the document.

The draft budget book below is component sections rather than one large document. Each document link below represents a section of the book and is in the same order as the budget book. The documents have been formatted to print double sided.

Copies are also available at no cost upon request by contacting the Treasury Department, Town of Whitby at 905-430-4300, extension 2233 or by email at treasury@whitby.ca.

2015 Draft Budget - General Documents

2015 Draft Operating Budget

2015 Draft Capital Budget

Reference Material

Presentation

Please note the Draft 2015 Budget increase is lower than the rate mentioned in the presentations below. Staff adjusted budgets based on recent economic conditions and identified savings by accelerating the implementation of the LED streetlight program to meet the target of under 3 percent set by Council.