Community & Social Development


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.

While City Council can review the budget at any time, the City of 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 October 10 Highlight: Community & Social Development

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Guiding Documents & Plans
  • Municipal Development Plan (MDP)
  • Corporate Strategic Plan
  • Family and Community Support Services Act
  • Chestermere Social Plan
  • Chestermere Social Investment Framework
  • Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
  • Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act
  • Employment Standards Code & Regulations
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Parent Link Centre Standards
  • Funding contracts & grant agreements
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.
  • Expansion of Ages & Stages developmental screening program
  • Exploration of community connections programs & projects
  • Investments in local community projects & activities with Community Vitality Grants
  • Online registration system
  • Promoting welcoming & inclusive community initiatives

Significant Challenges Facing Roads & Infrastructure
  • Funding availability and eligibility requirements
  • Increased needs (due to a growing population)
  • Limited spaces to provide services & programs


For information on other municipal function budgets and questions for residents, please visit the links on the left