BudgetSpeak 2016

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Location: 
Jean Piggott Place, City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. West
Date: 
Thursday, 13 October, 2016 -
19:00 to 21:00
Event Details: 

You are invited to BudgetSpeak, a consultation focused on moving resident-identified priorities forward.

In preparation for both the 2015 and 2016 City of Ottawa Budgets, Councillors representing several urban wards (Wards 12, 13, 14, 15 & 17) co-hosted a series of consultations with residents to get a better sense of their priorities - and the funding options - for the municipal budget. The hundreds of residents who participated in these sessions consistently ranked transit affordability, provision of social services and safe mobility for all modes of travel as their top priorities. 

With these priorities identified, this year’s consultation will focus on the "how" instead of the "what". It will consist of short plenary presentations on all three issues, roundtable discussions and advice from residents to their councillors on what specific initiatives could usefully be considered for inclusion in their 2017 municipal budget deliberations at committee and council.