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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 rmwb.ca/council.

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 rmwb.ca/council to ensure that residents are informed and up-to-date on the proceedings. 

More information can be found at rmwb.ca/budget

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