Chatham-Kent 2024-2027 Multi-Year Municipal Budget Meetings

Investing in Today. Empowering Tomorrow. The 2024-2027 multi-year budget process will begin on Wednesday, November 15 when the draft budget is presented to Council. This marks the beginning of a political review process that includes opportunities for public input.

All budget meetings will be held in person in the Council Chambers at the Civic Centre as well as live-streamed on YourTV CK’s YouTube Channel.

Note that the two community consultation events are being held virtually.

Opening Night

At 6:00 pm on Wednesday, November 15 the draft budget will be tabled. At this time, the draft budget will be available for viewing on the municipal website at

Community Consultations

A brief summary of the draft budget will be presented by administration at the beginning of each community consultation event, followed by an opportunity for public input through a live Q&A session. These events are taking place virtually on Chatham-Kent’s Facebook Live feed ( as follows:

  • Wednesday, November 22 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 23 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Budget Deliberations

Council will meet to begin their budget deliberations as follows:

  • Tuesday, November 28 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 29 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 30 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm

If more time is required, Tuesday, December 5 and Wednesday, December 6 have also been set aside.

Funding Requests

Groups and organizations wishing to request funding must do so at the Opening Night meeting. Written submissions must be sent by email to before 12:00 noon on Monday, November 13.


Anyone wishing to make a deputation can do so either at the Opening Night meeting on November 15 or at the first night of deliberations on November 28. Requests and submissions must be sent by email to before 12:00 noon on these dates respectively.

Comments can also be submitted by mail to Budget & Performance Services, Municipality of Chatham-Kent, 315 King St. West, Chatham, Ontario N7M 5K8, or by phone at 519-360-1998.

For more information, contact:

Steve Brown

Director of Budget & Performance Services
Municipality of Chatham-Kent

519-360-1998 x 3100