Supports city beautification and cleanliness by collecting garbage and recycling from approximately 10,000 park bins and 9,500 street bins and providing cleanup for more than 2,000 special events a year. A total of 42 study areas have now been completed; 25 are ongoing, of which one will be completed in 2020. Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. $6.1 billion for wastewater treatment and collection, including: $3.28 billion for wastewater treatment plant upgrades; $2.03 billion for sewer replacement and rehabilitation, and trunk sewer rehabilitation. a capital reserve used for construction of new assets and the development and renewal of existing infrastructure.

Child care will be provided. Provides approximately 435 billion litres of safe drinking water to more than 3.6 million residents and businesses in Toronto and portions of York Region annually.

Read the 2020 Budget Summary. Manages approximately 900,000 tonnes of waste each year.

The City of Toronto launched its 2020 budget process on January 10, 2020 with a presentation by senior management and a short question-and-answer session with some members of Toronto Council. The City budget describes the money the City will raise and spend within a year through presentations, briefing notes, and budget notes. The 1.5 per cent rate increase will not impact service levels. These major multi-year capital projects (total value of approximately $651 million) will begin in 2020/2021: Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant: State-of-good-repair projects including the Polymer and Waste Activated Sludge Upgrades Construction, Humber Treatment Plant: Process Upgrades Construction, Highland Creek Treatment Plant: Biosolids Management Upgrades, Trunk Sewer Program: Black Creek Sanitary Trunk Sewer Engineering, Underground Infrastructure: Downsview Transmission Main Construction, Basement Flooding: Fairbanks Silverthorn Tunnel Construction. At this point, the material was quite high level, including some management puffery, but the real meat of the budget lies in the departmental and…

However, it still requires approval from city council. February 4: Budget Committee final wrap up - receives briefing notes and staff reports, move motions to make changes to the budget, and finalize its work on the 2020 budget (City Hall, Committee Room 1 at 9:30 a.m. or watch on the Toronto City Council youtube channel) $4.32 billion for stormwater management, including: $1.42 billion for Don River and Central Waterfront Connected Projects, $2.20 billion Basement Flooding Protection program. The 1.5 per cent rate increase ensures that critical water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure work carries on as planned and supports the need for ongoing economic activity in Toronto during COVID-19. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Toronto Water has provided uninterrupted critical services to residents and businesses. By Matthew Bingley Global News Posted February 19, 2020 11:39 am . Protects the environment and private property, including basement flooding protection, from stormwater runoff resulting from rain and melted snow. Toronto releases COVID-19 data revealing where the virus could be headed Oct 07, 2020, 3:45 PM What's open and closed in Toronto this Thanksgiving weekend Oct 07, 2020, 1:45 PM Toronto Zoo's red panda cub has a name Oct 02, 2020, 6:59 AM Toronto top doctor says multiple weddings led to 22 COVID-19 infections Sep 16, 2020, 2:40 PM 'Hamilton' a record-breaking hit before box office even … As a result of COVID-19 and the financial challenges being faced by Toronto residents and businesses, the 2021 Toronto Water operating budget recommends a 1.5 per cent rate increase rather than the planned three per cent rate increase. Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson is hosting a town hall on the City of Toronto’s 2020 budget. Toronto Water’s key priorities are delivering clean, safe drinking water, treating wastewater, and managing stormwater in an environmentally and fiscally responsible way for the city’s residents, businesses and visitors. 2020 Budget. For the average Toronto household using 230 cubic metres of water per year, costs in 2021 will be as follows: projected average daily cost of $2.61 (a daily 4-cent increase from 2020), projected annual cost of $951(a $14 annual increase from 2020). In 2013, Toronto City Council approved the Basement Flooding Protection Program that increased basement flooding study areas from 31 in 2006 to 67. Twenty-four new studies were initiated in 2019 and will be completed in 2022 and 2023. an operating budget of $468.8 million plus a capital reserve contribution of $946.5 million for a total operating budget of $1.4 billion. a capital budget of $1.3 billion (gross) (spent on water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects). 2020 City Budget – City of Toronto 2020 City Budget City Council approved a 2020 tax and rate combined operating budget of $13.5 billion and a 10-year capital budget and plan of $43.4 billion. The 1.5 per cent rate increase supports the City’s reopening, recovery and rebuild efforts related to the effects of COVID-19. After weeks of consultations and tweaks, Toronto city council has approved its budget that will see a 4.24 per cent increase in property taxes for homeowners. 10-year (2021 – 2030) capital plan of $14.8 billion includes: $4.4 billion for water treatment and supply.