City Council Accepts 2018 budget

Kingston City Council has reviewed and recommended the 2018 budget.

The operating budget of $378 million, and a capital budget of $58 million, includes a 2.5 per-cent tax rate increase.

"The budget provides for a number of continuing and new initiatives in response to residents' demand for enhanced services and programs. It also incorporates a dedicated one per cent increase for capital infrastructure investment to help maintain the City's infrastructure," says Desiree Kennedy, chief financial officer and City treasurer.

Budget bylaws will go to council for final approval on Tuesday, December 19.

Click here to learn more about the City budget.