The purpose of the Budget Committee is to review and assess budget principles, allocations and related financials, providing advice to the Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Finance on the annual budget, receive presentations from each department, as required on financial matters, and evaluate the budgetary implications of proposals for new and substantially revised programs and services in advance of Council’s budget deliberations.
Committee meetings are also available on our YouTube channel.
Warden French (Chair)
The 2021 Budget is a financial plan that has been developed to produce the best possible outcomes for Elgin County residents in a way that utilizes tax dollars in a prudent and responsible manner. Careful planning, the use of reserves and leveraging debt have allowed for modest, reasonable tax increases over the next ten years.