Join the City for Budget Conversations

In January of 2013 the City will be holding a series of information sessions led by Mayor Dean Fortin where taxpayers can learn more about the 2013-2015 budgets and the budget reduction measures proposed to limit the tax increase to 3.25% for the next three years. Public feedback on the budget and the proposed cost reduction strategies is encouraged and input will be collected at information sessions and online. All feedback will be provided to Council before they give final consideration to the 2013 budget, and consider 2014 and 2015 budgets.
Sessions will be held as follows; no RSVP needed.
  • Saturday, January 19, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Central Library, Central Meeting Room - 735 Broughton Street
  • Monday, January 21, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    City Hall, Antechamber - 1 Centennial Square
  • Saturday, January 26, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Crystal Pool, Lower Auditorium - 2275 Quadra Street
  • Monday, January 28, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    James Bay New Horizons - 234 Menzies Street
  • Monday, January 28, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Vic West Community Centre - 521 Craigflower Road
  • Wednesday, January 30, 10 a.m. - Noon
    Fairfield Community Centre - 1335 Thurlow Road

Budget Survey

An online survey being used to collect feedback from citizens regarding the proposed budget reduction strategies for 2013-2015. Please complete the survey online, or pick up a printed copy at one of the Budget Conversation sessions being held this month. Print surveys can be returned at the sessions or to City Hall in person or by mail at 1 Centennial Square, V8W 1P6, Attn: Budget Conversations. Feedback will be collected until February 8, 2013.

For more information on the City Budget and to read background materials on proposed budget reduction strategies visit the City Budget page.