Budget notes, briefing notes, and presentations are available at Toronto City Council and Committees Meetings, Agendas and Minutes.

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Toronto City Council is the main governing and legislative body of the City of Toronto. Council is composed of the Mayor and 25 Councillors. Toronto City Council has direct responsibility for the City’s services. Council also indirectly oversees other major services (such as police, transit, public health, libraries, public housing) through the appointment of Council members to the boards of directors of the City Council’s agencies and corporations.

Tax-supported Presentations and Reports

February 19, 2020


Rate-supported Presentations and Reports

December 17, 2019

The Executive Committee makes recommendations on Council’s strategic policy and priorities, governance policy and structure, financial planning and budgeting, fiscal policy including revenue and tax policies, intergovernmental and international relations, Council and its operations, and human resources and labour relations.

Tax-supported Presentations and Reports

February 13, 2020


Rate-supported Presentations and Reports

December 11, 2019

The Budget Committee’s mandate includes, but is not limited to, coordinating the preparation of the capital and operating estimates while the annual capital and operating budgets are being developed, making recommendations on the capital and operating budgets, and reviewing other matters that may have a significant impact on a future budget, upon request from the Executive Committee.

Tax-supported Presentations and Reports

February 4, 2020

January 28, 2020

January 15 -17, 2020

January 10, 2020 Budget Launch


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November 25, 2019

November 15, 2019

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Yonge-Dundas Square

February 4, 2020

Briefing Note 40 – Housing Secretariat 2020 Operating Budget – Housing Secretariat – Investments in Affordable Housing

Briefing Note 41 – Housing Secretariat 2020 Operating Budget – Housing Secretariat – Annual Costs of Fee Waivers and Property Tax Exemptions for Affordable Housing Development

Briefing Note 42 – Office of the Controller 2020 Operating Budget – Vacant Homes Tax – Report Status and 2020 Implementation Impacts

Briefing Note 43 – Toronto Community Housing Corporation 2020 Operating Budget – City Funding to Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Briefing Note 44 – Toronto Community Housing Corporation 2020 Operating Budget – Toronto Community Housing Corporation Utilities and Other – Budget Line Breakdown

Briefing Note 45 – Toronto Community Housing Corporation 2020 Operating Budget – Toronto Community Housing Corporation Incremental Spending – Ward by Ward Information

Briefing Note 46 – Toronto Transit Commission 2020 Capital Budget – Breakdown of Proposed Additional Vehicles in the Toronto Transit Commission’s 2020-2029 Capital Budget and Plan

Briefing Note 47 – Office of the Controller 2020 Operating Budget – Municipal Land Transfer Tax Graduated Rates

January 28, 2020

Briefing Note 7 – Children’s Services 2020 Capital Budget – Status of New Child Care Centres

Briefing Note 8 – Children’s Services 2020 Operating Budget – Funding Required in 2020 to Keep City on Track with the Child Care Growth Strategy

Briefing Note 9 – Economic Development and Culture 2020 Operating Budget – Proposed Economic Development Direct Program Expenditures by Sector

Briefing Note 10 – Economic Development and Culture 2020 Operating Budget – City-Wide Investment in Tourism and Culture

Briefing Note 11 – Economic Development and Culture 2020 Operating Budget – Service Changes in Economic Development and Culture (2018-2020)

Briefing Note 12 – Parks, Forestry and Recreation 2020 Capital Budget – Advancing a Capital Plan for the Improvement/ Replacement of the Newtonbrook Park Bridge

Briefing Note 13 – Parks, Forestry and Recreation 2020 Operating Budget – Ravine Strategy Implementation

Briefing Note 14 – Parks, Forestry and Recreation 2020 Operating Budget – Possible Donation Matching Program for Tree Planting Relating to the GrandTrees Climate Change Initiative

Briefing Note 15 – Shelter, Support and Housing Administration 2020 Operating Budget – Motion 1b

Briefing Note 16 – Shelter, Support and Housing Administration 2020 Operating Budget – Motion 5g

Briefing Note 17 -Social Development Finance and Administration 2020 Operating Budget – Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy

Briefing Note 18 -Social Development Finance and Administration 2020 Operating Budget – Investments in Youth and Community Violence Prevention and Intervention

Briefing Note 19 -Social Development Finance and Administration 2020 Operating Budget – Update on the Cabbagetown Youth Centre

Briefing Note 20 – Toronto Paramedic Services 2020 Operating Budget – Paramedic Staff Complement – Toronto Paramedic Services

Briefing Note 21 – Municipal Licensing Standards 2020 Operating Budget – Deployment Model for Municipal Licensing and Standards Enforcement Officers

Briefing Note 22 – Transportation Services 2020 Capital and Operating Budget – Vision Zero Road Safety Plan – Funding to Date

Briefing Note 23 – Transportation Services 2020 Capital and Operating Budget – Vision Zero Road Safety Plan Distribution by Community Council Areas

Briefing Note 24 – Transportation Services 2020 Operating Budget – 6.5 percent Increase on Monthly Permit Parking Rates

Briefing Note 25 – Transportation Services 2020 Capital Budget – Cycling Infrastructure Capital Budget Delivery

Briefing Note 26 – Transportation Services 2020 Capital and Operating Budget – Projects that can accelerate Vision Zero implementation

Briefing Note 27 and Attachment 1 – Engineering and Construction Services 2020 Operating Budget – Engineering and Construction Services 2019 Construction Completion Summary and 2020 Assigned Capital Budget

Briefing Note 28 – Environment and Energy 2020 Capital Budget – Capital Projects in the 2020 Budget Related to the TransformTO Plan

Briefing Note 29 – Environment and Energy 2020 Capital Budget – HELP and Hi-RIS Retrofit Programs

Briefing Note 30 – Office of the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer 2020 Operating Budget – Response to EX8.22 – Proposed Budget Changes to Remove Systemic Barriers to Hiring People with Disabilities

Briefing Note 31 – City Manager’s Office – 2020 Capital and Operating Budget – Investing in Resilience

Briefing Note 32 – City Manager’s Office 2020 Operating Budget – Impact of Provincial Government Funding and Policy Changes

Briefing Note 33 – Environment and Energy 2020 Operating Budget – Breakdown of the Spending and Outcomes Outlined in the Commitments Made in our Climate Emergency Declaration Related to Targeted Reductions in Transportation and Building Emissions

Briefing Note 34 – Office of the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer 2020 Operating Budget – Contributions to and Withdrawals from Reserves/Reserve Funds

Briefing Note 35 – Office of the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer 2020 Operating Budget – Toronto Transit Commission Subsidy Period 2014 – 2020

Briefing Note 36 – Toronto Transit Commission – New Toronto Transit Commission Service and Capacity Improvements

Briefing Note 37 – Toronto Public Library 2020 Operating Budget – Toronto Public Library 2014-2020 History of Funding

Briefing Note 38 – Toronto Public Library – 2020 Operating Budget – Toronto Public Library Sunday Service Increases

Briefing Note 39 – Toronto Police Services Board 2020 Operating Budget – Neighbourhood Community Officer Program

January 15-17, 2020

Briefing Note 1 – 2020 Operating Budget Briefing note Inflationary Changes to Existing User Fees Included in the 2020 Staff Recommended Budget

Briefing Note 2 – 2020 Capital Budget Briefing Note Report Back on Building Net Zero Buildings

Briefing Note 3 – 2020 Operating Budget Briefing Note Equity Impacts of Changes in the 2020 Operating Budget

Briefing Note 4 – 2020 Operating Budget Briefing Note Percentage Based Budgeting for Accountability Offices

Briefing Note 5 – 2020 Operating Budget Briefing Note Toronto Community Housing Corporation Funding for Office of Ombudsman

Briefing Note 6 – 2020 Operating Budget Briefing Note Meeting the Pre-Conditions for Ranked Ballot Elections: Work Plan and Budget