2012 Preliminary Tax Operating Budget Overview posted on City Website

The 2012 Budget Corporate Overview was presented to Councillors at the General Issues Committee meeting yesterday.

Council will be working to reduce the 2012 property tax increase to below 1%. The increase currently sits at 2%. The presentation provides some background information, budget pressures, and comparisons with other municipalities.

The Overview Presentation is at http://www.hamilton.ca/NR/rdonlyres/7899B603-67F4-424B-B716-7E96F011BE8A/0/Jan14EDRMS_n262270_v1_PPT__2012_Corporate_Budget_Overview.pdf.

The 2012 Budget Guiding Principles are found in Report FCS11097 at http://www.hamilton.ca/NR/rdonlyres/436F7B19-465A-452D-95E3-E2ED8FCE8E83/0/Oct27Item51.pdf.
Additional information about the 2012 Budget Process is found at http://www.hamilton.ca/HotTopics/2011-Budget.htm.