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 2024 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.

2024 Budget page on Connect Peterborough

Community engagement opportunities
DateEngagement opportunity
March 28, 2023 Opening of survey on budget guidelines
April 13, 2023

Drop-in meeting at Fire Station #3 Training Room, 839 Clonsilla Ave., 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

April 20, 2023

Drop-in meeting at City Hall, 500 George St. N., 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

April 21, 2023

Survey on budget guidelines closes

May 23, 2023

Finance Committee receives Preliminary Guideline Report

August 16, 2023

Finance Committee receives presentations on potential budget scenarios

August 17, 2023

Finance Committee expected to deliberate on potential 2024 Budget Guideline

November 6, 2023 Draft 2024 Budget presented to Finance Committee and released for public review
November 9, 2023 Drop-in meeting, McDonnel Street Community Centre, 6 p.m.
November 14, 2023 Drop-in meeting, City Hall, 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
November 14, 2023 Public Meeting for Finance Committee to receive presentations from delegations
November 15, 2023 Finance Committee receives delegations from external agencies
November 20-23, 2023 Finance Committee reviews and discusses the Draft 2024 Budget
December 11, 2023 City Council considers approving 2024 Budget