The City of Mississauga’s Budget Allocator, an interactive online budgeting tool for the 2022 Budget, is now live. Residents and business owners can explore and learn more about specific City services included in the budget while gaining insight into the overall budget process. The Budget Allocator tool raises awareness about the City’s budget process, gathers public feedback about the impacts of spending choices and provides a way for residents and business owners to voice their opinions about the City’s budget.
“Public engagement on tax-dollar spending is so important to us. For the past seven years, we’ve used the Budget Allocator tool to gather important feedback from the public on Budget priorities and key considerations,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “With this tool, residents and business owners can get involved, have a voice and learn more about business planning and the budgeting process at the City. It also gives us a strong pulse on public priorities when we sit down as a Council to review the City’s overall budget.”
The Budget Allocator lets residents test different spending options for a range of City services including transit, roads, winter maintenance, fire and emergency services, recreation and more by increasing, maintaining or decreasing the budget spend for each service area while balancing the budget.
Results from the Allocator received by Friday, October 15 will be shared at Budget Committee on Monday, November 22, 2021. The results will help inform Council decision on the 2022 proposed Budget and Business Plan.
Stay informed and get involved in the City’s 2022 Budget and Business Plan:
- Watch the overview of the 2022 preliminary Budget and Business Plan, presented to the Budget Committee on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 and update on Monday, June 21, 2021
- Attend or watch a Budget Committee meeting via live stream
- Sign up for a 2022 Budget Engagement Session
- Email a question or comment to [email protected] or call 311
- Follow the City budget conversations and posts on Facebook and Twitter
- Visit ca/budget