Learn what’s in Oakville’s 2023 Budget at virtual public open house


Published January 31, 2023 at 10:40 am

The Town of Oakville is holding a virtual public open house to share highlights of the proposed 2023 Budget and answer questions from residents and resident associations, businesses and community groups. PEXELS PHOTO

Looking to find out more about Oakville’s plans this year for public parks and transit? Want to know what the proposed property tax hike is this year?

The Town of Oakville is hosting a virtual public open house to share highlights of the proposed 2023 Budget on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Oakville Councillor and Budget Committee Chair Janet Haslett-Theall is hosting the event and will be on hand along with staff from the financing team to answer any questions residents, resident associations, business or community groups may have.

This year’s budget includes investments in parks and greenspace, recreation programs, transit and active transportation, parking and diversity and inclusion initiatives.

It also outlines the impact on your tax bill. Property tax bills could increase by approximately $206 per year (using the average assessed property value in Oakville of $800,000) in the proposed budget.

Planning to delegate to Budget Committee and have questions or want to seek clarification before your presentation? Attend the virtual open house to ask your questions.

Those interested in taking part in the open house can register now by emailing [email protected] and a Zoom link will be provided.

Public delegations will also be held on Feb. 14 at 9:30 a.m. and Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Email [email protected] to register.

Budget Committee deliberations and recommendations take place on Feb. 21 at 9:30 a.m. Follow the livestream on oakville.ca.

The full budget, including operating and capital budgets, can be viewed at oakville.ca. Residents can also see a video of the basics of the town budgeting by going here.

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