Your 2021 Budget Talks

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Well planned municipal budgets help us deliver services and infrastructure that people use every day. It also ensures we deliver value for money and that your tax dollars are spent wisely.

YOUR 2021 BUDGET TALKS

Thank you for visiting Your 2021 Budget Talks. Welland City Council and the City's Corporate Leadership Team strive to create sustainable, business-ready municipal budgets before the year's end.

Essential services move people through the city and keep citizens safe. From roads to recreation programs, the City of Welland provides a long list of services you and your family depend on.

That's why the city's budgets are so important. Having a financial road map for 2021 helps define collective goals and determine the level of services provided to residents.

Your input is paramount in creating the 2021 Capital/Operating/Water/Waste Water Budgets. Join the conversation and let us know how you want your tax dollars allocated.

What is a Municipal Budget?

The City of Welland produces a responsible and business-ready city budget every year. It is one of the city's most important documents because it guides staff on allocating your tax dollars.

The overall budget is comprised of an Operating Budget, a Capital Budget, and a Water/Wastewater Budget.

CAPITAL BUDGET

In order to progress and grow, the City of Welland needs to provide existing services while planning for population growth, urban revitalization, and economic influxes.

Essentially, the city's Capital Budget must plan for the following year while preparing for long term investments. All City of Welland infrastructure projects are funded through the Capital Budget. A large part of that funding is directed toward maintaining and rehabilitating existing infrastructure. The city's Capital Budget also prepares spending parameters for new projects. The Capital Budget pays for new facilities, playgrounds, and infrastructure to support our growing city.

TAX SUPPORTED BUDGET

City programs and services are funded through the operating budget, which is designed to ensure consistent delivery of a broad range of essential services. City of Welland tax dollars support service delivery of Fire & Emergency Services, Public Works, Parks and Forestry, Recreation & Culture, Public Transit, and more.

WATER/WASTEWATER BUDGET

The city's Water/Wastewater Budget determines water rates for home and business owners within Welland boundaries. It also determines which water/wastewater projects will be initiated or completed within the budget year. The Water/Wastewater Budget ensures that residents and stakeholders continue to receive safe drinking water and efficient wastewater collection essential to a sustainable and healthy community.

Well planned municipal budgets help us deliver services and infrastructure that people use every day. It also ensures we deliver value for money and that your tax dollars are spent wisely.

YOUR 2021 BUDGET TALKS

Thank you for visiting Your 2021 Budget Talks. Welland City Council and the City's Corporate Leadership Team strive to create sustainable, business-ready municipal budgets before the year's end.

Essential services move people through the city and keep citizens safe. From roads to recreation programs, the City of Welland provides a long list of services you and your family depend on.

That's why the city's budgets are so important. Having a financial road map for 2021 helps define collective goals and determine the level of services provided to residents.

Your input is paramount in creating the 2021 Capital/Operating/Water/Waste Water Budgets. Join the conversation and let us know how you want your tax dollars allocated.

What is a Municipal Budget?

The City of Welland produces a responsible and business-ready city budget every year. It is one of the city's most important documents because it guides staff on allocating your tax dollars.

The overall budget is comprised of an Operating Budget, a Capital Budget, and a Water/Wastewater Budget.

CAPITAL BUDGET

In order to progress and grow, the City of Welland needs to provide existing services while planning for population growth, urban revitalization, and economic influxes.

Essentially, the city's Capital Budget must plan for the following year while preparing for long term investments. All City of Welland infrastructure projects are funded through the Capital Budget. A large part of that funding is directed toward maintaining and rehabilitating existing infrastructure. The city's Capital Budget also prepares spending parameters for new projects. The Capital Budget pays for new facilities, playgrounds, and infrastructure to support our growing city.

TAX SUPPORTED BUDGET

City programs and services are funded through the operating budget, which is designed to ensure consistent delivery of a broad range of essential services. City of Welland tax dollars support service delivery of Fire & Emergency Services, Public Works, Parks and Forestry, Recreation & Culture, Public Transit, and more.

WATER/WASTEWATER BUDGET

The city's Water/Wastewater Budget determines water rates for home and business owners within Welland boundaries. It also determines which water/wastewater projects will be initiated or completed within the budget year. The Water/Wastewater Budget ensures that residents and stakeholders continue to receive safe drinking water and efficient wastewater collection essential to a sustainable and healthy community.