Timelines and feedback

Learn when the budget gets presented to council for approval, important dates for the budget and how to provide your feedback.


On this page

  1. When the budget will go to council for approval
  2. Important budget timelines
  3. How to provide your feedback to council

When the budget will go to council for approval

The proposed budget will be released to council and the public on December 12, 2022. It will be considered for final approval by council on February 13, 2023.


Important budget timelines

  • December 12 the proposed budget is released to council and the public
  • December 12 the below rates will be proposed with approval sought on the same day:
    • city utility rates
    • building standards fees
    • cemetery services
    • rental housing licensing fee
    • business licensing fee
  • January 16 the Community Services department will be presenting their business plan
  • January 23 the below departments and organization will be presenting their business plans:
    • Office of the CAO
    • Corporate Services
    • Waterloo Public Library
  • January 30 the Integrated Planning and Public Works department will be presenting their business plan, and staff will be sharing the public engagement results of the budget and the telephone survey
  • February 6 capital budget review

  • February 13 budget approval day

How to provide your feedback

A hybrid public information session was held on January 10 where the public provided their thoughts on our proposed budget. The information gathered will be presented to staff and council for further consideration.