Proposed 2022 City Budget

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Public engagement on the Proposed 2022 City Budget is now closed. Thank you for your feedback.

The 2022 municipal budget was ratified by City Council on Feb. 7, 2022. The municipal tax increase is $4.9 million or 2.42% before growth and $4.8 million or 2.36% after growth.


Background

City Council collected resident feedback to assist in its decision making during the review of the proposed 2022 City Budget. All feedback was shared with City Council for their consideration on a weekly basis during the budget deliberations. The budget was approved on Feb. 7, 2022. For more details visit www.thunderbay.ca/budget

Proposed Budget Overview:

The following graph shows the breakdown of how $1,000 in municipal tax levy would be spent on the various services and expenditures based on the proposed 2022 budget. (View this graph as a plain text document)

Getting Involved - Engagement is now closed on the Proposed 2022 City Budget -

  • Residents were able to complete the online 2022 proposed budget survey, available until Feb. 3, 2022;
  • Or, complete the Budget Community Handbook, downloaded or picked up from City Hall by appointment (call: 625-2230);
  • Or, make a deputation to City Council on Jan. 13 or Feb. 3, 2022.

Deputations:

There were four options for providing a deputation: by videoconference, by telephone, through the City Hall lobby kiosk, or by sending a letter to Council. All deputations were scheduled in advance, walk-in deputations were not permitted. Deputation requests were submitted by emailing OfficeoftheCityClerk@thunderbay.ca or by completing the online Speak Before Council form.

  • For Jan. 13 deputations, requests received no later than noon on Jan. 11.
  • For Feb. 3 deputations, requests received no later than 4 pm on Feb. 1.

For more deputation information contact the Office of the City Clerk at 625-2230.


2022 Pre-Budget Consultations:

A Pre-Budget survey was made available to residents in June 2021, both online as well as in paper copy through the Source and branches of the Thunder Bay Public Library. Thank you to all citizens who provided feedback. Read the below summary report to hear what residents had to say. The full verbatim citizen comments were also shared directly with City Council.

A 2022 Pre-Budget Virtual Town Hall was also held on June 22, 2021. Councillor Mark Bentz, Chair of Administrative Services, City Manager Norm Gale, and Linda Evans - General Manager Corporate Services & Long-Term Care & City Treasurer along with representatives from City departments presented information about the upcoming budget and responded to citizen questions. Watch a recording of the budget town hall.

Public engagement on the Proposed 2022 City Budget is now closed. Thank you for your feedback.

The 2022 municipal budget was ratified by City Council on Feb. 7, 2022. The municipal tax increase is $4.9 million or 2.42% before growth and $4.8 million or 2.36% after growth.


Background

City Council collected resident feedback to assist in its decision making during the review of the proposed 2022 City Budget. All feedback was shared with City Council for their consideration on a weekly basis during the budget deliberations. The budget was approved on Feb. 7, 2022. For more details visit www.thunderbay.ca/budget

Proposed Budget Overview:

The following graph shows the breakdown of how $1,000 in municipal tax levy would be spent on the various services and expenditures based on the proposed 2022 budget. (View this graph as a plain text document)

Getting Involved - Engagement is now closed on the Proposed 2022 City Budget -

  • Residents were able to complete the online 2022 proposed budget survey, available until Feb. 3, 2022;
  • Or, complete the Budget Community Handbook, downloaded or picked up from City Hall by appointment (call: 625-2230);
  • Or, make a deputation to City Council on Jan. 13 or Feb. 3, 2022.

Deputations:

There were four options for providing a deputation: by videoconference, by telephone, through the City Hall lobby kiosk, or by sending a letter to Council. All deputations were scheduled in advance, walk-in deputations were not permitted. Deputation requests were submitted by emailing OfficeoftheCityClerk@thunderbay.ca or by completing the online Speak Before Council form.

  • For Jan. 13 deputations, requests received no later than noon on Jan. 11.
  • For Feb. 3 deputations, requests received no later than 4 pm on Feb. 1.

For more deputation information contact the Office of the City Clerk at 625-2230.


2022 Pre-Budget Consultations:

A Pre-Budget survey was made available to residents in June 2021, both online as well as in paper copy through the Source and branches of the Thunder Bay Public Library. Thank you to all citizens who provided feedback. Read the below summary report to hear what residents had to say. The full verbatim citizen comments were also shared directly with City Council.

A 2022 Pre-Budget Virtual Town Hall was also held on June 22, 2021. Councillor Mark Bentz, Chair of Administrative Services, City Manager Norm Gale, and Linda Evans - General Manager Corporate Services & Long-Term Care & City Treasurer along with representatives from City departments presented information about the upcoming budget and responded to citizen questions. Watch a recording of the budget town hall.

Page last updated: 08 Feb 2022, 03:24 PM