The annual budget process includes community consultation at the beginning of the process before setting the guideline for the development of the draft budget, before the draft budget goes to Council for its deliberations, and before Council considers final approval of the draft budget.

Online community engagement space

Visit our Connect Peterborough site to share comments online about the 2025 Budget and to find resources and information all in one convenient space. While you're there, see what other community engagement opportunities are currently active.

2025 Budget page on Connect Peterborough

Community engagement opportunities
DateEngagement opportunity
March 28, 2024 Opening of survey on budget guidelines
April 18, 2024

Drop-in meeting at McDonnel Street Community Centre, 577 McDonnel St., 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

April 26, 2024

Survey on budget guidelines closes

June 11, 2024

City Council meeting on 2025 Budget direction

June 27, 2024

City Council meeting on 2025 Budget direction

November 4, 2024 Draft 2025 Budget presented to City Council and released for public review
November 7, 2024 Drop-in Budget consultation meeting, McDonnel Street Community Centre, 6:30 p.m. 
November 12, 2024 Drop-in Budget consultation session, City Hall, time to be confirmed
November 12, 2024 City Council meeting - Public Delegations on the Draft 2025 Budget
November 18-19, 2024 City Council 2025 Budget deliberations as part of General Committee meetings
December 9, 2024 Mayor presents the 2025 Budget for adoption at City Council meeting