The 2023 capital budget presentations will get underway on Wednesday, February 1.
Council will consider a tax-supported capital budget of $87.4 million. The proposed rate-supported capital budget for water and wastewater services is $25.1 million.
Capital budgets are planned spending for reconstruction or major improvements to infrastructure such as roads and bridges, as well as acquiring major equipment, technology or studies that guide long-term planning.
Council is scheduled to hear presentations over three days. At the evening meeting on Wednesday, February 1, the Director of Finance will provide an overview of the key recommendations in the proposed 2023 capital budget. During the day sessions February 2-3, County senior staff will take Council through the capital budget in greater detail.
Council will review the proposed 2023 operating budget February 22-24, during which time it will confirm the final tax levy. The proposed operating budget will be released by February 16.
Budget deliberations will be held at Highline Hall at the Wellington and District Community Centre. The public is invited to attend in person or watch the meeting live on the County’s YouTube channel.