The City of Toronto is launching its public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Information about the consultation, including background reports and engagement opportunities, a series of online surveys and two rounds of community meetings, is available at http://www.investinginto.ca/. The public is also invited to participate in the conversation on social media, using the hashtag #InvestinginTO.
The City is asking for the public’s input on some challenging questions about how the City can manage expenses, raise revenue and optimize its assets. People can share input, ideas and solutions at a series of public meetings or by participating online.
The consultation process is being conducted in two phases:
Phase 1 – fall
November: The first of three online surveys is open from November 9 to 20 for the public to provide input on what the City should consider as it makes decisions about long-term financial sustainability.  Click here to complete the survey!
December: A second online survey – open from December 5 to 23 will gather input on long-term financial options and strategies related to expenditures, revenue and assets. Click here to complete the survey!
 A series of in-person community meetings will be held (for schedule and details click here). For all meetings, the open house will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a presentation at 7 p.m. Visit http://www.investinginto.ca/ to register to attend, request accommodations or attend via webcast.