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2017 Budget Deliberations to Begin Nov. 28

(Fort McMurray, AB – November 23, 2016) – Presentations on the 2017 Proposed Budget and 2018-2022 Financial Plans will begin at a Special Council Meeting on Nov. 28. 

In the following days, Council will hold a budget workshop over a number of days to consider the proposed budget before making a final decision in December.

Residents are invited to attend the meetings in Council Chamber at Jubilee Centre, 9909 Franklin Ave., Fort McMurray, or watch the meetings live at

Key meeting dates include the following:

  • Monday, Nov. 28 (5 p.m.) – Community Investment Program Presentations
  • Tuesday, Nov. 29 (5 p.m.) — Public Delegations, 2017 Operating Budget
  • Wednesday, Nov. 30 (5 p.m.) — 2017 Operating Budget
  • Friday, Dec. 2 (8:30 a.m.) — 2017 Operating Budget, 2017 Capital Budget
  • Saturday, Dec. 3 (8:30 a.m.) — Public Delegations, Budget Deliberations
  • Dec. 13 (6 p.m.) – Proposed 2017 Budget and 2018-2022 Financial Plan presented to Council for approval.

Residents will have two opportunities to present to Council about the proposed budget:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 5:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8:30 a.m.

Meeting dates or times may be amended throughout this process to provide sufficient time for deliberation. The schedule of presentation will be updated daily at to ensure that residents are informed and up-to-date on the proceedings. 

More information can be found at


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