Budget Committee of the Whole Meeting
Agenda

BCW#04-21
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(Electronic Meeting pursuant to Section 238(3.3) of the Municipal Act, 2001)
Chair, Joe DiPaola, Acting Mayor
 

PUBLIC NOTICE
 

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- Presentation by David Dexter, Director, Financial Services and Treasurer, and Paolo Masaro, Executive Director, Infrastructure and Engineering Services

  • a) That the 2022 Draft Capital Budget in the amount of $77,423,800 identified in Appendix “A” to staff report SRCFS.21.051 be approved;

    b) That the 2022 Draft Capital Budget recommended funding sources identified in Appendix “D” to staff report SRCFS.21.051 be approved;

    c) That the projects identified in the Projects Contingent on Grant Funding List in Appendix “B” to staff report SRCFS.21.051 be approved and funding allocated if grant funding becomes available;

    d) That the Capital Forecast in the amount of $516,488,500 attached as Appendix “F” and Appendix “G” to staff report SRCFS.21.051 be received for information;

    e) That draft By-Law 137-21, attached as Appendix “H” to staff report SRCFS.21.051, be referred to the October 27, 2021 Council meeting for adoption.

- Presentation by David Dexter, Director, Financial Services and Treasurer

  • a) That staff report SRCFS.21.045 be received for information purposes;

    b) That for administration purposes, the following reserve funds realignment be approved, their existing by-laws be repealed, and their corresponding accounts be closed:

    1. Roads Repair and Replacement and Sidewalk Reserve Fund merged with Transportation Network Repair and Replacement Reserve Fund as they provide funding for transportation related assets; and
    2. Indoor Recreation Development Charges Reserve Fund merged with Outdoor Development Charges Reserve Fund as these eligible services are now combined into one umbrella - Parks and Recreation Development Charges Reserve Fund per the Development Charges Act (DCA).

- Presentation by Gigi Li, Manager, Fiscal Planning and Strategy

  • a) That staff report SRCFS.21.043, 2021 Operating Forecast Q3, be received for information purposes.