You're Invited to Join the Discussion about Toronto's 2016 Budget

The City of Toronto's Budget Committee will hear public presentations on the preliminary 2016 tax supported budgets next week. Members of the public can make a presentation at one of the budget subcommittee meetings on January 12, 13 or 14 at locations across the city.

In addition, a User Fee Town Hall, where residents can learn more about proposed increases to user fees, is scheduled for January 11 at 6 p.m. at City Hall, Committee Room 2, 100 Queen St. W.

Members of the public who want to share their views on the budget are asked to register by sending an email to buc@toronto.ca or call 416-392-4666 before 4 p.m. on January 8 indicating choice of location, date and time. Individuals may only make one presentation to the budget subcommittees, which will meet at the following locations and times.

City Hall – Committee Room 1, 100 Queen St. W.

January 12 at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Etobicoke Civic Centre – Council Chamber, 399 The West Mall

January 12 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Residents who are not able to attend one of the meetings have the option of submitting a written presentation by emailing buc@toronto.ca, or by mailing it (address to Attention: Budget Committee, 100 Queen St. W., Toronto City Hall, 10th floor, West Tower, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2), or by faxing at 416-392-1879, Attention: Budget Committee.

More information about the 2016 budget and the budget process is available at http://www.toronto.ca/budget2016.

Notice: For those who write or make a presentation to the Budget Committee, the City will collect and use personal information in accordance with applicable laws. The City also videotapes meetings and makes recordings publicly available on request. More information about the collection and use of personal information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/privacy.htm.