Notice of Proposed Amendment to the 2018 Budget

At its meeting to be held on March 22, 2018, Niagara Regional Council will be considering a budget amendment to utilize $1,159,574 from the Ambulance Communications Reserve as in-year budget adjustments.  

The Public Health and Emergency Services department is exploring significant changes to develop a future model of system delivery to meet the escalating demands on the Emergency Management Services system with a more sustainable resource profile. Staff have commenced this work and have made it the primary priority within the 2018 organizational strategy to prepare, implement and study the proposed changes.

The Ambulance Communication Reserve is proposed as the primary funding source for this work, as expediting of some of the recommended system modifications will require temporary resources in order to maintain uninterrupted service.

Approval of this amendment will not affect Niagara Region’s 2018 tax levy or the 2018 tax rates. As such, residents will not see a change on the Regional portion of their property tax bill. 

Meeting Details 

Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Niagara Regional Council Chamber, 1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way, Thorold

Request to Appear as Delegation

Delegation requests regarding this proposed amendment must be submitted no later 9 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018. The submission must include the following information:

  • Your name, address and telephone number
  • Detailed brief of the presenter's request / direction

Requests can be submitted to the Regional Clerk by mail or email to:

Regional Clerk
P.O. Box 1042, 1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, Ontario, L2V 4T7

Persons that speak to the proposed amendment are requested to provide a copy of their presentation to the Regional Clerk for record-keeping purposes.

Notice to People Writing or Making Presentation to Regional Council

Personal information is collected and used in accordance with the rules set out in Niagara Region’s Procedural By-law No. 120-2010 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Accommodations for Accessibility

If you require any accommodations for a disability in order to attend or participate in meetings or events, please contact the Accessibility Advisory Coordinator at 905-980-6000 (office), 289-929-8376 (cellphone) or (email).

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