Programme triennal d'immobilisations
2011-2012-2013 (in French only)
On December 7, the Municipal Council adopted Gatineau's budget for 2011. The following four main objectives guided our analysis: provide residents with efficient services, ensure sustainable development, maintain infrastructure investments and adopt a responsible budget. These objectives will lead to a series of measures that we intend to carry out over the coming year.
Marc Bureau, Mayor of Gatineau
The budget for 2011 is balanced at $463,560,000. The main increases are attributable to:
For fiscal year 2011, property taxes will increase by 3.9%. However, this was reduced by an average 1.1% for the residential sector because of the decrease in the levy for residual materials management from $176.22 to $152.83. This 2.8% increase is lower than the 3.3% regional inflation rate. Of this 2.8%, only 1.8% will go to the operating budget: the other 1% will be invested in infrastructures.
In addition, $240 million will be allocated to the three-year capital program for 2011 to 2013, of which $75 million will be in the 2011 budget.
The funds invested in 2011 will be allocated as follows:
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 291,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.