​​Brampton City Council approved the 2020 Budget at a Special Council Meeting on February 26th, with record contribution to reserves and a second consecutive tax freeze.​

  • 0% property tax freeze on the City's portion of the tax bill
  • City's 0.0% + Region's 1.3% + School Boards' 0.0% = 1.3% (average of $64 per household)
  • City's net operating expenditures are increasing by $47 million, funded through assessment growth, revenue growth and the stormwater charge
  • 2020 Budget is $977 million: $755 million operating + $222 million capital
  • Includes contribution to City's reserves of $110 million, strengthening City's financial position
  • Includes 1% Transit Levy and 2% Infrastructure Levy to maintain assets and ensure city-building can continue

Capital Budget Highlights

  • $52 million for bus purchases, including eight electric buses
  • $41 million updates to roads and active transportation
  • $9.8 million over three years to improve sports fields, trails and playgrounds
  • $2 million for two new youth centres at Century Gardens and South Fletcher's Recreation Centres
  • $650,000 over three years for speed cameras in community safety zones
  • Click to view the full 2020 Approved Operating and Capital Budgets