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Budget Meeting - 2024 Draft Operating Budget - Nov 28

Budget Committee of the Whole Tuesday November 28, 2023 at 1:30pm

Draft 2024 Budget Book (operating budget begins on page 20)

Agenda items include:

2024 Draft Operating Budget (Part 1)

Staff will make the following presentations:

  • 2024 Draft Operating Budget Overview

  • 2024 Draft Operating Budget - Office of the City Manager

  • 2024 Draft Operating Budget - Planning and Building Services

  • 2024 Draft Operating Budget - Community Services Department

Staff has provided a list of possible decisions that BCW Committee Members could make beyond the proposed 2024 Draft Operating Budget to reduce the tax rate increase.

The City’s 2024 Draft Operating Budget proposes a budget increase of $6,087,200 to be raised through an increase in property taxation (4.76% tax rate increase). The taxation revenue budget is presented below.

The average single, detached residential property in Richmond Hill remains at $1.146 million for 2024, same as the prior year, and this property would see an annual impact of $96.54 on the municipal portion of the tax bill as a result of the proposed budget increase. In addition, the average residential property owner will see an increase on their tax bill of approximately $30.42 attributed to the Capital Asset Sustainability Levy.

Public Comments:

The public may submit written correspondence regarding agenda items by email to Written correspondence must be submitted by 12 p.m. (noon) one business day before the meeting. Comments submitted will be provided to all Members of Council, are considered as public information and will be included on the public agenda posted to the City's website.


Any person who wishes to speak to Council on agenda items must pre-register with the Office of the Clerk by 12 p.m. (noon) one business day before the meeting. Applications to appear as a delegation can be submitted by email to or by using the on-line application form found on Delegations can be in person, or electronically by video conference or telephone. The Office of the Clerk will provide instructions on appearing as a delegation.

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