Pickering launches 2022 Budget Consultation

Posted on Friday February 11, 2022

Pickering, ON, February 11, 2022 – Today, the City of Pickering launched its 2022 budget consultation, and is encouraging residents and businesses to learn more about the budget process and to provide their feedback to the proposed 2022 Draft Capital Budget.

Each year, the City undergoes an extensive budget process to plan for the service, program, and infrastructure needs of the community. Members of the public are encouraged to share their ideas via an online survey (closes March 4, 2022), register to speak at the March 17, 2022 Executive Committee Meeting (budget deliberations), and learn more about the annual current (operating) and capital budgets at LetsTalkPickering.ca/Budget.

“Engaging the community is an important part of the budget process,” said Mayor Dave Ryan. “It is important that we inform and educate the public about the budget process, highlight challenges around budgeting for the community, and gather feedback and input that can help guide Council's deliberations and determination of the 2022 municipal budget.”

For comments or questions about the budget, contact the City’s Finance Department at budget@pickering.ca. Visit LetsTalkPickering.ca/Budget to register as a user, provide feedback, and be heard.

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As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.

Media Contact:                                                                                    

Nicole Hann
Public Affairs & Communications Associate l Office of the CAO
905.420.4660 ext. 2028
nhann@pickering.ca