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Toronto residents can weigh in on budget this week

Last Updated Jan 12, 2016 at 4:41 am EDT

The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of Toronto

Toronto residents can have their say on the city’s budget when public consultations begin this week.

The budget committee will hear public presentations on the 2016 tax-supported budget drafts starting on Tuesday.

The subcommittee meetings will continue until Thursday at civic centres across the city. Those wishing to participate have until 4 p.m. Friday to register.

Register by sending an email to buc@toronto.ca or call 416-392-4666

Meeting dates, times, and locations

City Hall – Committee Room 1, 100 Queen St. W.
Jan. 12 at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Etobicoke Civic Centre – Council Chamber, 399 The West Mall
Jan. 12 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Scarborough Civic Centre – Council Chamber, 150 Borough Dr.
Jan. 13 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

North York Civic Centre – Council Chamber, 5100 Yonge St.
Jan. 13 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

East York Civic Centre – Council Chamber, 850 Coxwell Ave.
Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

York Civic Centre – Council Chamber, 2700 Eglinton Ave. W.
Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

A separate town hall meeting will be held Monday at City Hall. That meeting will focus on proposed increases to user fees.