City Council adopts 2021 tax supported operating budget

This article, from April 1, contains a City release outlining upcoming priorities of the budget, as well as a financial breakdown.

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Hamilton City Council will be adopting a $1.6 billion gross operating budget and a net tax operating budget of $955 million. This budget came in 04. percent lower than what was estimated this past January.

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Increased investments in multi-modal transportation infrastructure proposed for 2021 budget

This article, from March 25, has details on proposed multi-modal transportation investments in the 2021 budget.

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The City of Hamilton is making increased investments to multi-modal transportation infrastructure around the city, with an investment of $2.74 million in cycling infrastructure and an increased investment in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.

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City launches “Budget 101”

This article, from February 11, contains details on a new FAQ page available to residents to better understand the budgetary process.

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With budget season in full swing, the City has launched an important and informative web page designed to answer your questions about the City’s 2021 municipal budget.

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Planning and Economic Department report record highs in construction activity

This article, from February 4, has highlights from the Planning and Economic Department after a record setting year.

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With Hamilton City Council in the midst of finalizing 2021 budget numbers, the Ward 8 office wants to share some of the highlights and record-breaking work that was accomplished during 2020 and upcoming initiatives for 2021 while Councillor Danko will serve at Chair.

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Council Aims to Reduce 2021 Tax Projections

This article, from January 19, has details on the ongoing budget debate at Hamilton City Hall.

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City Council is aiming at reducing the 2.5% (or about $92) increase slated to impact households this year. The 2.5% forecast is down from the anticipated 4.2% increase that was forecast last year.

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