Council Highlights February 28, 2023

For Immediate Release

Council Highlights – February 28, 2023

Town of Caledon 2023 Budget Approved

Town Council unanimously approved the 2023 budget at yesterday’s Council meeting.

The 2023 budget will have a tax rate increase of 2.39 per cent including the portion for the Region of Peel and school boards. The impact for the typical household will be approximately $130 a year. 

“I thank our Members of Council and our leadership team for delivering a budget that invests in our community needs, future growth and keeps the tax increase as low as possible,” said Mayor Annette Groves “Our 2023 Budget will help ensure our Town operates smoothly and our infrastructure is in good repair.”

Key capital investments include:

  • Library materials and collections
  • Improvements to recreation facilities
  • Investments in Fire Stations and Operations yards
  • Stormwater management program
  • Grange Road, Dominion Street and Main Street reconstructions
  • Traffic calming and cycling infrastructure
  • Fire trucks and equipment
  • Gravel resurfacing and surface treatment program for our roads

Key operational investments include:

  • Caledon East Community Centre
  • Firefighter recruitment and volunteer training
  • Operations staffing to ensure roads meet regulatory requirements

Review budget presentations on and stay tuned for an updated final budget document.

Black History Month Presentation

Contributions of Black Canadians were featured at yesterday’s meeting of Council.