Residents can provide input on Brampton’s 2022 budget today at Tele Town Hall

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Published November 16, 2021 at 9:40 am

Brampton residents will be able to provide input on the City’s 2022 budget today (November 16).

The City is organizing a Tele Town Hall that will be held from 6:45 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. wherein residents will be able to voice their input and concerns for the proposed budget.

The proposed budget includes a 2.7 per cent increase to property taxes, which would amount to an average increase of $142 tax increase per household.

Additionally, $53.2 million has been allocated for new construction of recreational facilities, including a youth hub and Sports Hall of Fame, while $4.6 million will go towards new or enhanced neighbourhood parks, upgraded pathways, sports fields, playgrounds, and trails.

The City also plans to invest $9.1 million over three years to boost education, employment, and business growth opportunities in downtown Brampton.

There will also be a $19 million investment new buses, the majority of which will be electric, and a  $17 million investment in a Züm service expansion on Chinguacousy Road corridor.

The City has also allocated $22.6 million for road resurfacing, reconstruction and other infrastructure improvements.

Those who are unable to attend the Town Hall on Tuesday can submit a delegation request to speak at the next Budget Committee or the Budget approval Council meeting online.

Budget deliberations will begin on November 29, with the final approval scheduled for December 8.

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