City Finances & Budget 

Have Your Say on the City’s 2019 Budget

Consistent with the City’s commitment to the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, we invite you to be part of the 2019 budget process by participating in the 2019 Budget Priorities Survey available at: and/or joining us for a:

2019 Budget Priorities Town Hall
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Brantford Civic Centre Auditorium, 79 Market Street

Members of the public wishing to address the Estimates Committee about the 2019 budget will be welcomed Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 6:00pm. Those wishing to address the Estimates Committee on this date must register as a delegation no later than 9:00am.

The delegation request form is available on the City’s website at or can be picked up in the City Clerk’s Department, Brantford City Hall during regular business hours.

Below for your reference is the 2019 draft budget that will be considered by the Estimates Committee beginning January 21, 2019.

2019 Operating Budget for Estimates (PDF)

10 Year Capital Plan for Estimates (PDF)

The Estimates Committee is scheduled to meet on the following dates. All meetings will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 100 Wellington Square, beginning at 4:30 pm.

Date Location/Time Agenda
Monday, January 21, 2019 4:30pm Council Chambers -CAO budget overview presentation
-City Treasurer budget overview presentation
Monday, January 21, 2019 6:00pm Council Chambers -Public delegations (commencing at 6:00pm)
Delegation Request Forms need to be submitted to the Clerk no later than 9:00 am that day.

-Corporate Services Operating & Capital budgets
-Corporate Financing Operating Budget
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4:30pm Council Chambers -Health & Human Services Operating & Capital budgets
-Emergency Services Operating & Capital budgets
- Local Board Operating & Capital budgets
Monday, January 28, 2019 4:30 p.m. Council Chambers - Community Development Operating & Capital budgets
-Community Programs, Parks Recreation Operating & Capital budgets
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:30 p.m. Council Chambers - Public Works Operating & Capital budgets
Every Monday & Wednesday beginning Feb 4, 2019 until the budget is finalized 4:30 p.m. Council Chambers -Budget Deliberations
Estimates Committee Meetings