Town of Georgina Budget - Your Budget, Your Say

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2020 Budget 

Each year, the Town of Georgina passes a budget to determine how funds will be spent.
Council discusses the draft budget and listens to resident input during a series of meetings. 

Work on the 2020 Budget is underway.
The draft budget will come before Council on Oct. 23, with final budget adoption expected on Dec. 11. 

Watch for public engagement opportunities and a budget survey to come. 

2019 Budget 

Where do your tax dollars go?

2019 Final Budget Report

PDF icon 2019 Final Budget Presentation

2019 Final Budget

2019 Budget Supplementary Information Package

Financial policies, plans and studies

2016 Long Range Financial Plan

PDF icon 2019 10 Year Capital Forecast

PDF icon 2019 Draft Budget Report and Long Range Financial Plan Update

PDF icon Capital Carry Forward Policy

PDF icon Corporate Debt Management Policy

PDF icon Investment Policy

PDF icon Reserve Fund Policy Consolidation

PDF icon Surplus Deficit Policy

PDF icon Water and Wastewater Proposed Rates - 5 Years

PDF icon Water Financial Plan

 

Previous Municipal Budgets

2018 Municipal Budget
2017 Municipal Budget
2016 Municipal Budget
2015 Municipal Budget
2014 Municipal Budget
2013 Municipal Budget
2012 Municipal Budget
2011 Municipal Budget
2010 Municipal Budget
2009 Municipal Budget

Federal Tax Funding

FAQs

What makes up the budget?

A municipality’s budget is made up of two parts:

Operating – spent on running Town facilities, programs and services

Capital – spent on building and repairing Town infrastructure, including roads, pipes and buildings

What funds the budget?

To fund the operating and capital budgets in Georgina, annual revenues are generated. The main sources of revenue are property taxes, user fees and development charges.

Property taxes

Your property tax bill is divided between the Town of Georgina, York Region and the Province of Ontario for education. Georgina uses its portion of your taxes to pay for Town programs and services.

User fees and service charges

These are paid by residents and businesses when accessing certain services, such as recreation programs and permits.

Development charges

These are paid by developers and are used to help fund capital projects such as roads, pipes and recreation centres.

What do my taxes pay for?

In 2018, the Town of Georgina spent $76.2 million on delivering property tax supported programs and services, and maintaining Town infrastructure.

Where do my taxes go?

Your property taxes are used to fund programs and services at the Town, regional and provincial level.

Town Services:

  • Animal services 
  • Fire and rescue services
  • Georgina Public Library
  • Licences and permits
  • Infrastructure replacement
  • Maintenance of Town facilities
  • Municipal law enforcement and by-laws
  • Office support and administration
  • Parks, sports field and beaches maintenance
  • Recreation and culture services
  • Roads services
  • Snow removal on local roads and sidewalks
  • Town planning and development
  • Waste collection

Regional Services:

  • Maintenance of main/major roads, sewers and bridges
  • Public health services
  • Regional planning and growth management
  • Regional waste disposal
  • Snow removal on regional roads
  • Social assistance
  • Social housing
  • Traffic planning on regional roads
  • York Regional Police         
  • York Region Transit and Viva services

Province of Ontario:

  • Education