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Get Involved in Budget 2019

Have your Say - Contact Information

Have your say on the 2019 City budget

We want to hear from you. Your feedback helps inform the City’s budget priorities, and contributes to key decision about investments in services that you want and need. There are a number of ways to share your feedback for the 2019 Budget.

  • Submit your ideas for the 2019 Budget by contacting your Ward Councillor
  • Take part in a brief online survey on ottawa.ca
  • Email your feedback and suggestions to budget@ottawa.ca
  • Follow and communicate with us on Facebook and Twitter @ottawacity, using the hashtag #ottbudget
  • Call us by phone at 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). Rural residents call 613-580-2400

 

Councillor led public consultation meeting dates

Councillor led public consultation meetings will be held to gather your feedback and answer your questions relating to the 2019 budget.

Below is the current schedule for upcoming meetings.  

Councillor led budget consultation meetings
Date Ward/ Councillor(s) Time Location

Thursday

January 10, 2019

Ward 7 Bay -- Councillor Kavanagh                                            

Ward 15 Kitchissippi - Councillor Leiper

7:00- 9:00 p.m.

Doors open 6:30 p.m.

Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre

102 Greenview Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario 

Saturday

January 12, 2019

Ward 1 Orléans - Councillor Luloff

Ward 2 Innes - Councillor Dudas

Ward 11  Beacon Hill- Cyrville - Councillor Tierney

Ward 19 Cumberland - Councillor Blais

12:00- 3:00 p.m.

Place d'Orléans

110 Place D'Orléans Drive

Ottawa, Ontario

Saturday

January 19, 2019

Ward 2 Innes - Councillor Dudas 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.

Ottawa Public Library

Orléans Branch

1705 Orleans Drive

Ottawa, Ontario

Wednesday

January 23, 2019

Ward 7 - Bay- Councillor Kavanagh      

Ward 8 College - Councillor Chiarelli

 Ward 9 Knoxdale- Merivale Councillor Egli

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Nepean Sportsplex

Halls C & D

1701 Woodroffe Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario 

Thursday

January 24, 2019

Ward 5 West Carleton-March - Councillor El-Chantiry

7:00-8:30 p.m.

Kinburn Centre

3045 Kinburn Side Road

Ottawa, Ontario

Tuesday

January 29, 2018

Ward 12 - Rideau Vanier - Councillor Fleury 6:00-8:00 p.m.

École élémentaire publique Mauril-Bélanger

307 rue Montgomery

Ottawa, Ontario

Wednesday

January 30, 2019

Ward 10  Gloucester-Southgate Councillor Deans

Ward 16 River Councillor Brockington                                    

Ward 17 Capital Councillor Menard 

Ward 18 Alta Vista Councillor Cloutier

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Doors open 6:15 p.m.

Ellwood Hall

Jim Durrell Recreation Centre,

1265 Walkley Road

 Ottawa, Ontario

Tuesday

February 12, 2019

Ward 20 Osgoode - Councillor Darouze

Ward 21 Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Moffatt

6:00-8;00 p.m.

 

Osgoode Community Centre

5662 Main Street

Osgoode, Ontario

Wednesday

February 13, 2019

Ward 12 Rideau Vanier - Councillor Fleury

Ward 13 Rideau-Rockcliffe - Councillor Nussbaum

Ward 14 Somerset - Councillor McKenney

Ward 15 Kitchissippi - Councillor Leiper

Ward 17 Capital - Councillor Menard

6:30-8;00 p.m.

City Hall

Jean Pigott Hall

110 Laurier Avenue West

Ottawa, Ontario

 

New pre-budget consultation dates will be added in the coming weeks. Please check the online Public Engagement Calendar for updates.

Committee Meeting Schedule for 2019 Budget

Committee Meeting Schedule for 2019 Budget

Residents can attend or register as a public delegation at Standing Committee, Board or Commission meetings where the Budget will be reviewed and discussed by Councillors and Board Members at City Hall.  Register as a public delegation through the Committee Coordinator.  You can also watch or listen to Standing Committee meetings online.  

The City's budget is organized by standing committees, external boards, agencies and commissions.  Find out more about which City services fall under which committee.  Please note that ​meeting details may be subject to change.

 

Committee Meeting Schedule
Committee Date of Meeting Time Location
Tabling of Draft Budget with Council February 6, 2019 10:00 Council Chambers
Finance and Economic Development Committee Standing Committee February 12, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
Planning Committee - Standing Committee February 14, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
IT Sub-Committee Standing Committee February 15, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Tax and Rate Standing Committee February 19, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
Audit Committee Standing Committee February 25, 2019 16:00 Champlain Room
Transit Commission Standing Committee February 20, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
Community & Protective Services Committee February 21, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Standing Committee February  22, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
Transportation Committee Standing Committee March 1, 2019 9:30 Champlain Room
Ottawa Public Library March  4, 2019 tbd tbd
Police Services Board tbd tbd tbd
Public Health Board tbd tbd tbd
Crime Prevention Board tbd tbd tbd
City Council March 6, 2019 10:00 Council Chambers

 

Table of City Services and Standing Committee reporting structure

City Services and Standing Committee Reporting Structure

Each City service reports to a Standing Committee.  Below is a list of City services, department names and the name of the Standing Committee that each service reports to.  

City Services and Standing Committee Reporting Structure
  City Service Department Name Standing Committee Name
  Affordable Housing Community and Social Services Department

Planning Committee

  Aquatics, Specialized & City Wide Program Services Recreation, Culture and Facility Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Office of the Auditor General Office of the Auditor General Audit Committee
  Building Code Services Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department

Planning Committee

  By-Law & Regulatory Services Community and Social Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
 

Children's Services

Community and Social Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  City Clerk & Solicitor Office of the City Clerk & Solicitor Finance & Economic Development Committee
  City Manager's Office City Manager's Office Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Committee of Adjustment External Boards and Agencies External Boards & Agencies
  Community Recreation & Cultural Programs Recreation, Culture and Facility Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
 

Corporate Finance

Department of Corporate Services Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Corporate Real Estate Office Department of Corporate Services Finance & Economic Development Committee
 

Crime Prevention

External Boards and Agencies External Boards & Agencies
 

Development Review Process (Rural)

Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee
 

Water Services

Public Works and Environmental Services Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Rate Supported 
  Economic Development and Long Range Planning Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Elected Officials Elected Officials Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Resiliency and Natural Systems Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Rate Supported
  Facility Operations Service Recreation, Culture and Facility Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
 

Fire Services

Emergency and Protective Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
 

Fleet Services 

Department of Corporate Services Transportation Committee
  Forestry Public Works and Environmental Services Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Tax Supported
  General Manager & Business Support Services - Corporate Services Department of Corporate Services Finance & Economic Development Committee
  General Manager & Business Support Services - Public Works & Environmental Services Public Works & Environmental Services Department Transportation Committee
  General Manager & Business Support Services - Service Innovation and Performance Department Service Innovation and Performance Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  General Manager & Business Support Services- Emergency & Protective Services Emergency and Protective Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  General Manager & Business Support Services- Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  General Manager & Business Support Services- Recreation Culture and Facility Services Recreation Culture and Facility Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  General Manager & Business Support- Services Social Services Community and Social Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Housing Community and Social Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Human Resources Service Innovation and Performance Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Information Technology Services Department of Corporate Services IT Sub Committee
  Infrastructure Services Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Tax Supported
  Long Range Planning Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department

Planning Committee

  Long Term Care Community and Social Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Non Departmental Department of Corporate Services Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Office of the Auditor General Office of the Auditor General Audit Committee
  O-Train Construction Transportation Services Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  O-Train Planning Transportation Services Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Ottawa Police Service External Boards & Agencies External Boards & Agencies
  Ottawa Public Health External Boards & Agencies External Boards & Agencies
  Ottawa Public Library External Boards & Agencies External Boards & Agencies
  Paramedic Service Emergency and Protective Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Parking Services Transportation Services Department Transportation Committee
  Parks, Recreation Culture and Facility Services Department Recreation Culture and Facility Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Parks & Facilities Planning Recreation Culture and Facility Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Partner and Stakeholder Initiatives Community and Social Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Planning Services Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department

Planning Committee

  Public Information and Media Relations Service Innovation and Performance Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Public Policy Development - Emergency and Protective Services Emergency and Protective Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Revenue  Services Department of Corporate Services Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Resiliency and Natural Systems Policy Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Tax Supported
  Right of Way, Heritage and Urban Design Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department

Planning Committee

  Roads Services Transportation Services Department Transportation Committee
  Security & Emergency Management Emergency and Protective Services Department Community & Protective Services Committee
  Service Ottawa Service Innovation and Performance Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
  Service Transformation Service Innovation and Performance Department Finance & Economic Development Committee
 

Social Services

Community and Social Services Department Community & Protective Services v
 

Solid Waste Services

Public Works & Environmental Services Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Tax Supported
 

Stormwater Services

Public Works & Environmental Services Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee - Rate Supported
  Supply Services Department of Corporate Services Finance & Economic Development Committee
 

Traffic Services

Transportation Services Department Transportation Committee
 

Transit 

External Boards & Agencies External Boards & Agencies
 

Transportation Planning

Transportation Services Department Transportation Committee
 

Wastewater Services

Public Works & Environmental Services Department Environment & Climate Protection Committee -Rate Supported