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Understanding the 2020 Budget

Click on the Infographics below to learn more about the Town's proposed 2020 Budget.

Delivering Services to Our Community Infographic

How We Serve You Infographic

Inversting in Your Community Infographic

2020 Budget Infographic - Delivering Services to Our Community 2020 Budget Infographic - How We Serve You 2020 Budget Infographic - Where Does the Money Go?

Media Releases and Public Notices

Whitby Council Approves 2020 Budget Target -  Refer to 2020 Budget Target Presentation - Phase 5 of Budget Milestones

Community Invited to Provide Feedback on Proposed 2020 Budget

2020 Draft Operating and Capital Budget 

2020 Budget Highlights

2020 Draft Budget - General Documents

2020 Draft Operating Budget

2020 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.

 

2020 Budget Milestones

Council approved the 2020 budget process and calendar (Report CS 41-19) which set out the major milestones below.

Phase 1 - Prepare

Phase 2 - Engage

  • Second Quarter Update - September 16, 2019
  • Grant Applications due to Treasurer - September 16, 2019
  • Council Education Session - Long Range Financial Plan (LRFP) - October 28, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
  • Business Plan and LRFP - October 28, 2019

Phase 3 - Develop

  • Senior Leadership Team team to prioritize and finalize staff proposed 2020 budget

Phase 4 - Consolidate

  • Finance to consolidate budget information and develop communication material

Phase 5 - Inform, Engage, Debate and Approve - Notice

  • Budget Target - January 20, 2020 -  CS 03-20, 2020 Budget Target Presentation
  • Budget books released - February 3, 2020
  • Budget Overview and Public Input Meeting - February 18, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
  • Council Deliberations and Approval Meeting - February 24, 2020, 5:30 p.m., Special Council Meeting

2019 Operating and Capital Budget

Council approved the 2019 Operating and Capital recommended budgets as presented on February 19, 2019.  Media Release

The 2019 budget results in a budgetary increase of 5.89%.   This represents a 1.94% increase on the Town's portion of the total residential property tax bill.   When combined with the estimated Regional and Provincial Education components the overall residential property tax increase is 2.94%.

2019 Budget Highlights

Public Notice - 2019 Budget Meetings

2019 Draft Budget - General Documents

2019 Draft Operating Budget

2019 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.

 

2019 Budget Milestones

Council approved the 2019 budget process and calendar (Report CS 14-18) which set out the major milestones below.

Phase 1 - Prepare

Phase 2 - Engage

  • Draft Strategic Plan - Second or Third Quarter of 2018
  • Community Survey - Second or Third Quarter of 2018
  • Grant Applications due to Treasurer - September 21, 2018

Phase 3 - Develop

  • Senior management team to prioritize and finalize staff proposed 2019 budget

Phase 4 - Consolidate

  • Finance to consolidate budget information and develop communication material

Phase 5 - Inform, Engage, Debate and Approve

2018 Current and Capital Budget

Council approved the 2018 Operating and Capital recommended budgets as presented on February 22, 2018.  Media Release.

The 2018 budget results in a budgetary increase of 2.97%.  This represents a 0.98% increase on the Town's portion of the total residential property tax bill.   When combined with the Regional and Provincial Education components the overall residential property tax increase is 1.98%.

2018 Budget Highlights

Public Notice - 2018 Budget Meetings

2018 Draft Budget - General Documents

2018 Draft Operating Budget

2018 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 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

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.

2016 Draft Budget - General Documents

2016 Draft Operating Budget

2016 Draft Capital Budget

Reference Material