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Get involved - It's Budget Time!

It's municipal budget season. With the 2019 draft budget prepared, a number of presentations have been planned, and anticipated adoption of the Town's 2019 budget is set for January 22, 2019.

Open houses, council presentations, one-on-one forums with senior Town staff and, of course, online input are options for residents to participate in the budget process. Below is a list of dates and how you can stay involved.

Dec 11 - Jan 10, 2019  Online Budget Survey - Have Your Say!
Dec 18 | 1pm

Budget Introduction
Operating Budget and Capital Budget Presentation

Jan 9 | 7 - 8:30 pm Budget Drop-in Open House - Have Your Say!
Jan 15 | 9:30 am General Committee Meeting - 2019 Proposed Budget Deliberations
Jan 22 | 7pm Council Budget Meeting Final Considerations - Proposed 2019 Budget and Proposed 2019 Fees By-Law

2019 Budget Highlights

The proposed 2019 budget includes the following:

  • Funding to start the construction of:
    • Caledon East Community Complex expansion featuring a new gym, fitness centre walking track and community room
    • Town Hall and Provincial Offences expansion
  • $18.2 million in the Roads Capital Program and $2.4 million in the Bridge Capital Program
  • Official Plan review for 2041 visioning
  • Funding to phase in a public transit service
  • Refurbishment of the Albion Bolton Library Branch to better service Caledon residents
  • Funding for Phase 3 of the Johnston Sports Park featuring a full-size lit soccer pitch and a shade structure
  • Investigate additional broadband service options to compliment SWIFT implementation 

Online Budget Survey

The survey is now closed. Thank you to all residents who participated - we value your opinion and feedback.

Budget Introduction - Resources

The capital summary provides a high-level view of the proposed projects for 2019, and the associated budget/funding allocated for each project.

A comprehensive budget document containing general information about the Town, the Town budget/finance processes, and detailed information about the proposed 2019 capital budget, operating budget, and fees is available online. Please note: this is only a draft, subject to council discussion and approval of the 2019 budget. The final budget document will be updated following Council's approval of projects and initiatives, which is scheduled for January 22, 2019.

The first section of the budget document contains the proposed operating budget including background information about the Town, the Town's budget process, financial policies, proposed new/change in service levels/staffing and operating budget changes by department. The Proposed 2019 fees by-law can also be found in this section, with proposed fee changes highlighted in the document.

The second section of the budget document contains information on capital projects proposed to be funded and unfunded capital projects requested but are beyond the Town's budget funding envelope.

View the Operating Budget and Capital Budget presentation.

Attend the Budget Open House

Small group or individual discussions are a great way to get involved and understand details of projects that will guide Town activities.

On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 7pm Town staff from each department will be available in an open house forum for one-on-one discussion.

Attend the General Committee Meeting or Council Meeting

The following list of dates and times for all General Committee or Council meetings on the budget taking place at Town Hall at 6311 Old Church Road in Caledon East.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Council Meeting - Operating Budget and Capital Projects

Tuesday, January 15, 2018
9:30 a.m.
Committee of the Whole - General - 2019 Proposed Budget Deliberations

Tuesday, January 22, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Council Meeting - Budget

View Council meetings, agendas and minutes at

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Ask a Question

If you have a question about the 2019 budget but cannot attend one of the meetings in-person to ask it, please feel free to email it to us at


The Council Chamber is an inclusive, accessible space. All materials provided for the budget meetings are available in an alternative format for accessibility accommodations.

Please provide advance notice if you require an accessibility accommodation to attend or participate in meetings or to access information in an alternate format.

Contact Legislative Services at 905.584.2272 x.2366 or

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