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If you would like to learn more about the 2016 tax operating budget please do not hesitate to contact my office at 905-546-2712. Feel free to email me with any questions, concerns or comments at


The 2016 Tax Supported Operating Budget aims to address the key challenges and supports the City’s current Strategic Plan, through continued focus on the following three Priority Areas:


• A Prosperous & Healthy Community

• Valued & Sustainable Services

• Leadership & Governance


Some of the key challenges the City of Hamilton continues to face in the next few years include:


• Additional funding for capital renewal to overcome the current annual deficit of $195 million

• Need to balance more competitive property tax rates with key investments in the community

• Provide funding and resources to address future priorities

• Ability to address increased costs related to legislative and regulatory requirements

• Manage compensation pressures