publicw1_admin's blog

Budget season is almost over and what have we learned

The first budget for the new Council term of 2014 to 2018 is almost over for Ontario municipalities. Many municipalities have either completed their budgets or are nearing the final decision dates as we move into April.

The first budget of a new Council is always interesting as the direction depends significantly on the number of new Councillors that have joined the table. For those municipalities with little or no change, the process has been straight forward as the team continues on its set course from the previous term.