The 2024 Budget has been adopted on February 26, 2024.

Municipal staff, at the direction of Council, has provided a budget with a total tax increase of 3.44%, including the County and Education portions. The average Meaford homeowner with a property assessment of $300,000, will see an increase of about $12.50/month or $150 yearly.

Paper copies of the budget will be available upon request.

Click Here to View the Final 2024 Capital and Operating Budget Book


Understanding the Budget

The Municipality of Meaford's budget has two main components: Operating and Capital.

Tax Supported Budget

The Tax Supported Budget covers the daily operations and provision of services. These costs include wages, materials and supplies, contract payments, debt payments and transfers to reserves.

Capital Budget

Capital Budget plans for spending on assets and infrastructure. While regular repairs and maintenance are budgeted for under operating, the capital budget plans for major rehabilitation, replacement and new capital assets.

User Supported Budget

User Supported Budgets identify the rates and fees that residents would pay for services they use and directly benefit from, for example, water and wastewater services.   

2024 Fees & Charges

By-law 2024-02 was passed to establish the Fees and Charges for the Municipality of Meaford. 

Click Here to View the 2024 Fees and Charges By-law

Previous Budgets
Financial Statements
 2022 Financial Statements:


Prior Years:

BMA Study

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