2014 Budget and Business Plan

Front cover of the 2014 Proposed Budget & Business Plan

Budget Highlights in the 2014 budget include:

  • $177 million in transportation capital investment
  • $405,000 to create additional child care subsidies
  • $721,000 to maintain service levels for waste management services
  • $300,000 to increase the number of SPLIT passes available in the community (subsidy for bus passes for low income residents)
  • $65,000 to support the development of an Agri-tourism Program to attract more tourism to Halton’s rural communities
  • $195,000 for Locates (Ontario One Call) a new underground infrastructure notification system
  • $600,000 to support initiatives outlined in the Comprehensive Housing Strategy
  • $320,000 for assisted housing programs including continued implementation of subsidies for low income residents

Halton's 2014 budget at a glance:

Property Tax Impact of Regional Government Services
(Typical Residential Home: $350,000 cva)*

  2013 Actual 2014 Budget $ Change % Change
Regional Services $766 $763 $(3) -0.4%
Police Services** $437 $440 $3 0.7%
Total Regional Taxes*** $1,203 $1,203 $0 0.0%

* Based on 2012 assessment roll
** Approved by the  Police Services Board
*** 2014 Regional Tax Increase per $100,000 CVA is $0. The Total Regional Taxes per $100,000 cva is $344 based on a projected 1.78% assessment growth

Impact of the approved 2014 Rate Supported Budget on a typical household (274m3 / Year)

  2013 Budget 2014 Budget $ Change % Change
Water $382 $398 $16 4.1%
Wastewater $433 $452 $19 4.5%
Total $815 $850 $35 4.3%
* Based on 0.5% consumption growth and 1.7% customer growth

2014 Approved Budget and Business Plan

2014 Budget Working Documents