Making the right choices for Hamilton
Every three years the Council completes a planning process that sets out priorities and budgets for the coming decade.
The initial draft budget will be considered and debated at a Council meeting on 6 December.
You are important to this process. There will be an opportunity in March/April 2018 for you to have your say.
Initial draft budget documents
|June - November 2017|
|6 December 2017|
Council considers draft budget
|January - February 2018|||
Council staff prepares the Consultation Document that will explain the priorities the Council has, the projects it wants to prioritise and how it plans to fund the work required.
|February - March 2018|||
The Consultation Document goes to Audit New Zealand. They make sure it gives the public enough information to provide informed feedback.
|March - April 2018|
Budget is adopted by Council
Final revisions are made based on public feedback and further Council debate.
All documentation and budgets are finalised.
The Council formally adopts the 10-Year Plan on 28 June.
This is a complex process and the timings may change as we progress.