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Ping-Street---3-tile.jpg   Construction-Map---3-tile.jpg   Public Notices

Ad Hoc Budget Review Committee

Committee Type

Commmittee of council


City Council, at its Oct. 3, 2005 Strategic and Corporate Planning meeting, created the Ad Hoc Budget Committee. The mandate of this committee includes the review of the Annual Budget, Schedule of Rates and Fees and any other matters that may be referred to the Committee by City Council.
On October 29, 2012, Coun. Mark Elliott made a motion that the Ad Hoc Budget Committee will function as the Grants Committee for 2013 and that council should authorize the change on a permanent basis. 

An Ad Hoc Committee is formed for a specific purpose and is automatically dissolved upon the completion of the specified tasks.


The Ad Hoc Budget Review Committee will balance the desire for City-funded services and program while also being mindful of the impact of these decisions have on property taxes and the corporation's finances.


The committee offers guidance to city departments on how the City will be in the most ideal position to allocate their resources.


The City of St. Catharines' Ad Hoc Budget Committee consists of up to five members of Council and the Mayor.

Voting Membership

All members have voting privileges.

Membership Responsibility

Members are expected to work collaboratively with fellow members while considering submissions from senior staff and members of the public.

View the 2014 short-term and long-term responsibilities of the Ad Hoc Budget Review Committee

Membership Term

Dissolves after the Annual Budget and Schedule of Rates and Fees have been approved by council.

Membership List

Mayor Brian McMullan
Coun. Jeff Burch
Coun. Dawn Dodge
Coun. Mark Elliott
Coun. Bill Phillips
Coun. Jennifer Stevens

Meeting Schedule & Location(s)

The Ad Hoc Budget Review Committee have completed their meetings in regards to 2014. 
View the proposed 2014 Ad Hoc Budget Review Committee meeting schedule.

 Nov 18th, 2013

 Dec 16th, 2013
 Jan 13th, 2014
 Jan 14th, 2014
 Jan 27th, 2014


 Feb 3rd, 2014

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