City of Mississauga Seeks Public Input on Proposed 2019 Budget

Share Your Thoughts on the City Budget

As the costs to deliver quality City services continue to increase, what’s the right balance between service levels and spending? Tell us your thoughts on the City of Mississauga’s proposed 2019 Budget.

There are several ways to get involved. Try the budget allocator, explore the City’s budget website, request a group meeting or attend a Budget Committee meeting.

Mississauga’s online budget allocator for the 2019 Budget is now available at mississauga.ca/budget. This interactive tool lets residents choose their preferred spending option on 12 City services. Residents can also explore and learn more about the services included in the City’s budget and the overall process.
From roads and transit to fire and emergency services, library, animal services and recreation programs, City services affect people’s lives each day. Decisions about spending on City services and service levels drive the budget. Residents can use the allocator to test different spending options by increasing or decreasing the budget for each service area and then see if they have balanced the budget.
Results from the allocator received by November 30 will be shared with Budget Committee on January 14, 2019. The results will help inform the committee’s review of the 2019 proposed Business Plan and Budget.
“The budget allocator helps residents understand the cost and level of City services and how property tax dollars are spent,” said Jeff Jackson, Director of Finance and Treasurer. “It is an opportunity for people to get involved in Mississauga’s business planning and budgeting process and to share their priorities.”
Learn About the Budget
  • Learn about what you get for your tax dollars at mississauga.ca/budget 
  • Read an overviewof the 2019 preliminary Business Plan & Budget that was presented to Budget Committee on June 13, 2018
  • Watch for the full 2019 proposed Business Plan & Budget that will be posted onlineon November 28
  • Budget Committee deliberations are scheduled for December 5, January 14, 15, 21, 22 and 28, with a Council vote to approve the budget planned for February 6, 2019*
* Budget Committee meeting schedules are subject to change.
Get Involved in Planning and Budgeting

Streetsville Santa Claus Parade

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! This Christmas season will be the best and most exciting yet as Santa Claus is coming to town!

The Streetsville Santa Claus Parade will be returning to the heart of downtown Streetsville this year, so don’t forget to mark your calendars now! The details of the 2018 Streetsville Santa Claus Parade are as follows:

2018 Streetsville Santa Claus Parade
Sunday, November 25, 2018 –1pm
Queen St. S. & Ontario St.

The 2018 parade will begin at Queen St. S. and Ontario St., at 1pm and proceed south on Queen St. S., ending at Church St. Staging will occur on Church St. (Visit www.streetsvillesantaclausparade.com for map and additional information).

This year’s parade will feature many fabulous marching bands including: Streetsville Pipes & Drums, Top Hat Marching Orchestra, Rameses Shrine Drum Corps, Tian Guo Marching Band, 800 Black Forest Squadron band, ICON Percussion, 105 Streetsville Army Cadets band, and the 820 Chris Hadfield Squadron band. In addition, the parade will feature the Raptors 905 mascot and dancers, Mr. Peanut, Silver Elvis, the Bread & Honey mascot and float, Niagara Shrine Club’s Maid of the Mist float and Misty tugboat float, Peel Shrine Club go karts, fabulous local school / community group entries and floats, Frosty the Snowman, and Mrs. Claus in her own float, all leading up to the Grand Finale – Santa Claus himself!

If you feel like getting into the Christmas spirit before the Parade begins, bring your friends and family over to Streetsville Village Square, at Queen Street South and Main Street, and listen to some great Christmas tunes, spun by Stoo-ie from 11am until 1pm. If you want to grab a snack before the Parade begins, the Beaver Tails and Prince Edwards Fries food trucks will be serving up delicious food at the Streetsville Village Square until 1pm. Also, don’t miss the Streetsville Lions Club serving up delicious BBQ on Pearl St.

The following road closures will be in effect on Sunday, November, 25th as follows:

Queen St S, from Britannia Rd W to Erin Centre Blvd, closed 12pm-3pm
Church St, from Ontario St to Main St, closed 10:30am-3pm
Ontario St, east of Queen St S, closed 10:30am-3pm
Kerr St, from Queen St S to Church St, closed 10:30am-3pm
Water St, from Queen St S to Church St, closed 10:30am-3pm
Main St, from Queen St S to Church St, closed until 3pm
Bristol Rd W at Durie Rd, closed 12pm-3pm
All parking lots and parking spots along Church St, between Ontario St to Maiden Lane
We would appreciate it if all cars could be removed from Church St, Kerr St, and Water St as of midnight Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Public parking for the Streetsville Santa Claus Parade will be available at the following locations:

Centre Plaza parking lot 128 Queen St S
Streetsville GO Station parking lot 45 Thomas St

Accessible parking for the Streetsville Santa Claus Parade will be available at the following location:

Centre Plaza parking lot 128 Queen St S

During the closure of Queen Street South, all of these parking lots may be accessed from Thomas St.

As in previous years, the Streetsville Santa Claus Parade will take place during the same weekend as the Streetsville BIA’s fabulous Christmas in the Village Weekend, which will be held on Friday, November 23rd and Saturday, November 24th. Be sure to mark your calendars and stop by this amazing celebration, which has a fabulous Christmas Market and fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. For more information about the Christmas in the Village Weekend, please visit the Streetsville BIA’s website at www.villageofstreetsville.com.

For more information about the Streetsville Santa Claus Parade, please visit the Parade website and social media sites:

www.streetsvillesantaclausparade.com
Facebook: @StreetsvilleSantaClausParade
Twitter: @claus_parade
Instagram: @StreetsvilleSantaClausParade, #streetsvillesantaclausparade

For any questions regarding the Streetsville Santa Claus Parade please contact:

Email: streetsvillesantaclausparade@gmail.com

Website: www.streetsvillesantaclausparade.com

Meadowvale Rink to be Dedicated to Hockey Legend, Johnny Bower

An official dedication ceremony honouring Johnny Bower, former Canadian professional hockey player and four-time Stanley Cup winner, will take place on Sunday, October 28 from 1pm  at Meadowvale Four Rinks in Mississauga.

As the closest arena to the Bower family home, the dedication of the rink is in appreciation of Bower’s outstanding volunteer contributions to many Mississauga-based organizations, including the Meadowvale Minor Hockey Association. Rink 1 is the most prominent surface at the arena and was also the number Bower wore throughout his Maple Leafs playing career.

“It is an honour to recognize Johnny Bower at the arena where he was well known as a mentor to many young hockey players and where his grandchildren skated,” said Pat Saito, Councillor, Ward 9. “My only regret is Johnny is not here to receive this well-deserved recognition.”

“Johnny Bower encapsulated the spirit of belonging, a value that we embrace in the City of Mississauga,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “He was, of course, a phenomenal hockey player but more than that, his work as a philanthropist, coach and mentor are qualities that will help keep his spirit alive in Mississauga and beyond.”

Attending the Official Dedication Ceremony is free but guests are asked to consider bringing a non-perishable food item for Eden Food for Change.

Limited, complimentary parking is available at Meadowvale Four Rinks. Additional parking is available at St. Jude’s Academy located adjacent to the arena at 2150 Torquay Mews.

Please note that viewing capacity at the arena is limited. The ceremony will be livestreamed on the City of Mississauga Facebook pageContinue reading Meadowvale Rink to be Dedicated to Hockey Legend, Johnny Bower

Meadowvale’s Growing. Help Shape Future Growth

Meadowvale is seeing more growth. The City of Mississauga needs you to help shape that growth. Bring your ideas to our all-day community engagement event to discuss future growth in the Meadowvale neighbourhood.

Your participation in the Help Shape Meadowvale bus tour and design workshop will provide valuable feedback for the Meadowvale Townhouse and Apartment Areas Character Study. Learn more about the study at yoursay.mississauga.ca/meadowvale.

What:
Help Shape Meadowvale Community Engagement Event

The day will include a guided bus tour around Meadowvale to learn about its key physical characteristics and a design workshop where you’ll help us shape what future growth in Meadowvale should look like.

When:
Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:
Edenwood Middle School,
6770 Edenwood Dr., Mississauga

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Space is limited for this event so please register in advance.