Proposed 2019 Budget

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Work to determine and approve the City of Burlington’s 2019 budget is underway, including opportunities for the public to share their spending priorities with the city for the new year.

Copies of the proposed capital and operating budgets for 2019 are available on this page under the document library .

Key areas of focus for the proposed 2019 budget include:

  • delivering initiatives in the city's Strategic Plan
  • maintaining existing service delivery levels
  • planning for infrastructure renewal
  • enhancements to transit service.

The proposed operating budget results in a 3.99% increase to the city’s portion of the tax bill, including:

  • 1.97% to maintain services
  • 1.25% for infrastructure renewal
  • 0.77% for service enhancements.

When combined with the estimated regional and education tax levies, the increase for a Burlington homeowner is 2.45% or $19.99 per $100,000 of assessment. For example, homeowners with a home assessed at $500,000 would pay an additional $99.95 per year or $1.92 per week.

Work to determine and approve the City of Burlington’s 2019 budget is underway, including opportunities for the public to share their spending priorities with the city for the new year.

Copies of the proposed capital and operating budgets for 2019 are available on this page under the document library .

Key areas of focus for the proposed 2019 budget include:

  • delivering initiatives in the city's Strategic Plan
  • maintaining existing service delivery levels
  • planning for infrastructure renewal
  • enhancements to transit service.

The proposed operating budget results in a 3.99% increase to the city’s portion of the tax bill, including:

  • 1.97% to maintain services
  • 1.25% for infrastructure renewal
  • 0.77% for service enhancements.

When combined with the estimated regional and education tax levies, the increase for a Burlington homeowner is 2.45% or $19.99 per $100,000 of assessment. For example, homeowners with a home assessed at $500,000 would pay an additional $99.95 per year or $1.92 per week.