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Budget 101: A Complete Guide to Clarington's Budget Process

Budget 101

2020 Draft Budget

Clarington 2020 Draft Budget CoverThe Municipality of Clarington is pleased to provide its 2020 Draft Budget to Council and taxpayers. This document is the Municipality‚Äôs financial plan for 2020 and serves as a document that guides policy, strategic decision-making and service levels. It includes a broad overview of the operations, current financial position and capital and operating budgets of the Municipality.

Key dates

Budget public meetings

  • January 29, 2021
    Budget Workshop/Presentation

  • January 29, 2021
    Special General Government Committee Meeting - External Agencies

  • February 1, 2021
    Special General Government Committee Meeting - Budget Deliberations

  •  February 8, 2021
     Council Meeting - Budget Ratification

Understanding the municipal budget

Understanding municipal budgets can be daunting. What is operating versus capital? What do I need to know? And how does all of this impact my taxes and my family?

You've come to the right place. We have drawn up a quick guide to the Municipal budget process. Everything you need to know is now at your fingertips.

Here are some of the things you need to review:


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