2023 Budget

2023 Budget Highlights

On December 13, Council approved the City’s capital and utilities budgets for 2023, along with an interim operating budget. The proposed 2023 operating budget(pdf) will be deliberated in March with any changes to services and the municipal property tax levy to be debated and voted upon at that time. 

Capital Budget Highlights

Capital investments are targeted to replacement and renewal of city infrastructure (such as streets, equipment, and facilities), responding to growth, and enhancing the community.

Protect and Maintain our Existing Services and Infrastructure

  • Renewal of sidewalks, curbs, streets, and wastewater system infrastructure in the St. Vital neighbourhood.
  • Renewal of the Juneau Park playground.
  • Renewal of Four Seasons spray park features.
  • Replacement of fleet vehicles at the end of their use.
  • Replacement of aging equipment for Fire Services and Infrastructure.
  • Mill and overlay for RR241 between TWP 510 and 50 Avenue.

 Respond to the Community’s Growth

  • Begin preparing a site for a joint high school.
  • Add signalized crosswalks on arterial roads with locations based on a needs analysis.
  • Renewal of the Centre-ville park space at the corner of 50 Street and 52 Avenue.
  • Develop a dog park and community garden in Centre-ville.
  • Complete renewal work and upgrades to the outdoor rink at Bellevue School, including a heated skate shack.
  • Continue work on a land strategy for municipal facilities.

Enhance the Community

  • Construct heated skate shacks for the Montalet outdoor rink and the Beaumont Amateur Hockey Association outdoor rink at the Ken Nichol Regional Recreation Centre.
  • Install bleachers at selected outdoor recreation facilities.
  • Begin site selection and design work for an eco-station and RV sanitation dump.

View the complete list of approved capital projects.

Utility Budget Highlights

Utilities will increase about $9.36 per month for the typical homeowner, reflecting the cost of maintaining services and growth pressures. There are no changes to franchise fee rates for electricity or natural gas.