Parks & Recreation Budget Preparation


While City Council can review the budget at any time, the City of
Budget Process
Sept-Oct City staff prepare a preliminary budget.
Nov Public meetings are held where Council reviews the preliminary budget and may request changes.
Dec Council passes a multi-year budget.

Chestermere uses a multi-year budgeting process to ensure efficient
and effective long range strategic planning.

Over the next few months, the City of Chestermere will be developing a budget for 2017-2019.

As part of the budget preparation process, the City will be sharing detailed information about its municipal services as well as providing an opportunity for you to give your feedback.

Week of September 19 Highlight: Parks & Recreation

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Budget Guiding Documents, Plans & Challenges

Guiding Documents & Plans
  • Municipal Development Plan (MDP)
  • Corporate Strategic Plan
  • Master Recreation & Facilities Plan
  • Social Plan
  • Future Recreation Feasibility Study
  • Parks Maintenance Standards
  • Landscape Guidelines and Specifications
  • Fish & Wildlife Act
Potential Projects & Plans for 2017-2019
NOTE: This list is only meant to provide an example of the types of projects being considered. These projects are potential items ONLY and have not been approved by Council.
  • Additional soccer field
  • Enhancement of the Pump Track at the Bike Park
  • Exploration of next steps in the delivery of recreation services
  • Pathway development & upgrades
  • Potential Cove Park enhancements

Significant Challenges Facing Parks & Recreation
  • Available City land for new parks
  • External funding availability


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