There was near-unanimous support from council for the city’s budget. Crawford said that it is an affordable budget that keeps taxes below the rate of inflation.
Toronto budget 2015
City Council approved the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Water. It totalled up to $7.275 billion in project estimates, including $149 million in 2016. Realistically, Davis said, the ambitious work plan for Toronto’s waterworks is going to require an infusion of provincial money.
John Tory tabled his first budget on Tuesday and it was found wanting — specifically wanting $86 million.