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2018 Budget Highlights

The town's net levy increases by 5.97%, which results in an overall tax levy increase of 2.83%. This equates to a yearly increase of $24.30 for every $100,000 of residential assessment. A typical home in Caledon assessed at $554,000 will see a blended residential tax increase of approximately $135 for 2018. Read the press release.

The final capital summary, approved by Council, provides a high-level view of the Town's projects for 2018, and the associated budget/funding allocated for each project.

The final 2018 budget includes the following:

  • Strategic Partnership with Peel District School Board for an Artificial Turf Field/Track at Humberview school
  • Funding for a BMX/scooter/skateboard track in Alton Park
  • Funding to start the design for:
    • Caledon East Community Complex expansion
    • Bolton Seniors Centre expansion
  • $16.9 million in the Roads Capital Program including:
    • Shaws Creek Road from Highpoint Sideroad to Caledon East Garafraxa Townline
    •  Castlederg Sideroad from The Gore Road to Duffy's Lane;
    • Old School Road from McLaughlin Road to Hurontario Street and Heritage Road to Mississauga Road;
    • Mount Hope Road from Cedar Meadows Lane to 300m South of Hunsden Sideroad;
    • George Bolton Parkway from Nixon Road to Coleraine Drive; and
    • Farmers Lane from King Street East to End;
    • Foy Circle from McGregor Drive to End;
  • $3.6 million in the Bridge and Culvert Capital Program including:
    • The Grange Side Road East of McLaughlin Road;
    • Shaws Creek Road North of Charleston Sideroad;
    • Innis Lake Road culvert South of Finnerty Sideroad; and
    • Kennedy Road culvert South of Highpoint Sideroad
  • Trail improvements totalling $220,000 including:
    • Phase 2 of Palgrave Community Trail;
    • Replacement of the Trailway Bridge at Centreville Creek Road; and
    • Trailway brush clearing
  • Final year of funding for the new Community Centre located in Southfields
  • Continuation of the Broadband Levy: The special levy proposed for Broadband will generate $300,000 per year which will allow the Town to pursue the build out of broadband infrastructure
  • Internet hotspot lending program available at the Town of Caledon Library branches.

Get involved

2018 Budget Process

Open houses, council presentations, one-on-one forums with senior town staff, and online input were all available options for residents to participate in the budget process as outlined below.

Nov 10 - 30 Online Budget Survey - Have Your Say!
Nov 14 - 9:30am Budget Introduction
Operating Budget Presentation
Nov 14 - 1pm Capital Budget Presentation
Nov 21 - 7pm-8:30 pm Budget Drop-in Open House - Have Your Say!
Dec 5 - 1pm General Committee Meeting - 2018 Proposed Budget Deliberations
Dec 12 - 7pm Council Budget Meeting Final Considerations - Proposed 2018 Budget and Proposed 2018 Fees By-Law

Comprehensive Budget Document

Coming soon!

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