The Council of the County of Frontenac is asking members of the public to provide input on the 2023 Frontenac County budget process.
A public meeting will be held as part of the regular Council meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. Those who wish to make a submission to County Council, such as written comments, a presentation, or report, are asked to provide relevant materials to the County Clerk by Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, for inclusion in the agenda.
According to a media release from the County, citizen input and customer satisfaction play a key role in the County’s budget process. “Citizen input on matters including but not limited to, strategic planning, business planning, budget development, and service-level changes is welcome through the budget process,” the County stated. “Consultation also includes input from member municipalities.”
Citizens, business operators, and other Frontenac stakeholders are invited to attend Council, either in person or via virtual electronic participation.
To register to participate in the Zoom meeting via a laptop/tablet/smartphone, click here. Participants will receive a confirmation email after successful registration. Registration will remain open until the meeting begins.
Those who prefer to call into the meeting are asked to contact the Clerk’s Office at 613-548-9400 ext. 302 for call-in information. Registration to call into the meeting will close the day prior, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023.
The County said that all members of the public who register for the meeting will have an opportunity to speak.
In the release, Frontenac County noted that residents are also encouraged to visit the County’s online civic engagement platform at engagefrontenac.ca to learn more and to participate in an online discussion. Collected input will all be submitted for consideration in Council budget deliberations. Visit the 2023 Frontenac County budget process page here.
Additional information about the budget and budget process may also be found on the County’s website, via email at [email protected], or by phoning 613-548-9400. County offices remain closed to the public at this time during an ongoing renovation and expansion project.