Audit and Budget Committee Amends Meeting Time

The Audit and Budget Committee has revised the time for its meeting on Nov. 13. The Committee will now meet from 4 – 9 p.m.

The committee will deliberate the proposed capital budget and review project prioritization.

The function of the Audit and Budget Committee (ABC) is to review and make recommendations to Council on matters relating to budget, finance and taxation. As part of the 2015 budget process, the ABC will host three budget review meetings before making a final recommendation to Council on Dec. 9.

Upcoming meeting dates in the deliberation process:
Nov 13, (4 – 9 p.m.) – Proposed capital budget presented to ABC for review and project prioritization.
Nov. 20, (3 – 9 p.m.) – Consolidated operating budget presented to ABC.
Dec. 9, (6 p.m.) – Proposed 2015 Budget and 2016 – 2017 Financial Plan presented to Council for approval.

Residents are invited to join the Committee as they discuss the proposed budget. Attend the meetings in Council Chamber at Jubilee Centre, 9909 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, or watch the meetings via live stream on the municipal website at The live stream will also be shown at the contact offices in the rural hamlets.

Find out more about the budget process at