City Budget – Opportunities for Input

Members of Council are holding a number of ward meetings over the next few days to hear from you about the City’s budget before the budget is passed. See for more details

Ward meetings

  • Ward 7 & 8 – Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2pm to 4pm, Sherwood Library located at the common Space at the front, 1225 Wonderland Road North (hosted by Councillor Morgan and Councillor Lehman)
  • Ward 5, 6 & 7 – Saturday, February 8, 2020, 10am to 12pm, Masonville Library located in the Sifton Room, 30 N Centre Rd (hosted by Councillor Cassidy, Councillor Morgan and Councillor Squire)
  • Ward 1 – Saturday, February 8, 2020, 2pm to 4pm, Hamilton Road Seniors Centre, 525 Hamilton Road (hosted by Councillor van Holst)
  • Ward 4, 6 & 13 – Monday, February 10, 2020, 6:30pm to 8:30pm, Real Canadian Superstore, 2nd Floor, 825 Oxford Street East (hosted by Councillor Helmer, Councillor Kayabaga and Councillor Squire)
  • Ward 1 – Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 5pm to 7pm, Pond Mills Branch Library, 1166 Commissioners Road East (hosted by Councillor van Holst)

Budget Timetable (all meetings at City Hall)

Property Tax & Water/Wastewater & Treatment Budget Review

  • January 30, 2020, 9:30am at Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee (SPPC)
  • January 31, 2020 9:30am at SPPC
  • February 6, 2020, 9:30am at SPPC
  • February 7, 2020, 9:30am at SPPC
  • February 13, 2020, 9:30am at SPPC
  • February 14, 2020, 9:30am at SPPC

Budget Public Participation Meeting

  • February 13, 2020, 6pm at SPPC

Property Tax & Water/Wastewater & Treatment Budget Approval

  • March 2, 2020, 4pm at Council

You can watch budget meetings live at

Coyote Reminder, Winter Driving, and Giving Tuesday for the Medway ESA

Giving Tuesday

Today is GIVING TUESDAY. Consider joining a number of residents who have already made a contribution to the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority for projects in the Medway Valley Heritage Forest Environmentally Significant Area (ESA). This opportunity comes with the City committing to improve access to the Valley by building a new boardwalk and swale (to reduce the effects of runoff) from the entrance to the ESA at Longbow and Wychwood this spring. And a reminder… a resident has pledged to match all donations made in 2019 up to $10,000. Money raised will be used for projects such as invasive species management.

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August News

Neighbourhood Decision Making 2019

Neighbourhood Decision Making (NDM) is an opportunity for London residents to democratically decide how to spend a portion of the City’s budget on neighbourhood projects. The project ideas that you come up with and vote for can transform the culture, pulse, and even the physical appearance of our neighbourhood. To learn how NDM works and submit an idea online click here

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