Mayor Christian Provenzano hosted the State of the City Address and the Budget 2020 Town Hall at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre Thursday evening.
With the city offering free public transit to the event, individuals, organizations and businesses were invited to provide feedback to Council and City staff from various departments on the 2020 municipal budget.
The city also encourages input from those not able to attend, and released the following information on how to do so.
“For those unable to attend the Budget 2020 Town Hall, feedback and ideas can be shared in number of ways:
Beginning October 1, the City’s online budget tool will be available at saultstemarie.ca/budgetinput. This tool enables taxpayers to indicate the areas where they would like to see tax dollars utilized. The deadline to submit input using the budget tool is November 4, 2019.
Provide budget feedback on Facebook and Twitter @CitySSM #saultbudget
Email comments and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Call the Finance Department office at 705-759-5350 or fax ideas to 705-759-8447
Mail suggestions to: City of Sault Ste. Marie – Finance Department
99 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5X6
Visit saultstemarie.ca/budget to access previous years’ budget information. “
Above is a snippet from the Mayor’s address, discussing the Ferrochrome plant.
The full address will be aired ONNtv at a TBD air date.