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Operating and Capital Budgets

The Town's annual budget is developed by staff in consideration of the guidelines approved by Council in July and input received from the public. Council typically deliberates and approves the budget in December of each year ensuring an approved budget is in place for the start of the new year. 

Let's Talk Budget

Thanks to all who participated in the budget survey. Key results are posted in the infographic on the right.

2017 Approved Budget

On December 12, 2016, Milton Council ratified the 2017 budget of $248.2 million, representing an investment of $91.4 million in capital projects, $35.1 committed to the Milton District Hospital expansion and $121.7 million dedicated to operating expenses. The budget reflects the feedback received from the pre-budget public consultation with a focus on maintaining existing services and enhancing investments in the road network, transit, weed control and fire response services.

The tax rate increase of 4.56% in the urban area (11.14% in the rural area), combined with a 1.9% increase by Halton Region and a 0% increase in educational tax rates, will result in an overall tax increase of 2.29% in the urban area (4.32% in the rural area).

The 2017 Approved Capital and Operating budget is available for review below.

2017 Approved Budget
2016 Approved Budget
2015 Approved Budget

Approved 2015 Budget

2014 Approved Budget
2014 Approved Capital and Operating Budget 
2013 Approved Budget
2013 Approved Capital and Operating Budget 
2012 Approved Budget
2011 Approved Budget

Budget documents can also be viewed or purchased at the Town of Milton.

Property Tax Assessment Calculator

You can now calculate your property taxes online. The online property tax calculator shows your property's assessed value and the taxes for the current year and three prior years. You can also view how municipal property taxes are allocated between the Town, Education and the Region.


2017 Budget Survey Results