Chestermere Fire Services

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.

Notice: Budget Meetings

Residents are invited to attend budget meetings at City Hall on
  • November 8 (8am-3pm)
  • November 9 (12pm-3pm, 5pm-8pm)
  • November 10 (8am-3pm)
  • November 21 (9am-3pm if required).
Attendees are welcome to observe and provide feedback following the meetings. For more information, contact City Hall at (403) 207-7050.

Week of October 24 Highlight: Chestermere Fire Services
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Guiding Documents & Plan
  • Municipal Development Plan (MDP)
  • Corporate Strategic Plan
  • Alberta Building Codes
  • Alberta Employment Standards Code and Regulations
  • Alberta Fire Codes
  • Fire Services Act
  • Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
  • Fire Underwriters Survey (FUS) Standards
  • NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Standards
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.

  • Work towards becoming industry leaders and enhancing regional partnership(s) for Critical Incident Stress Management, Suicide Intervention and Awareness, and the Road to Mental Readiness Program.
  • Training initiatives to enhance local and surrounding fire services.
  • Updates to current Emergency Operational Guidelines and the Quality Management Plan.

Significant Challenges Facing Roads & Infrastructure
  • Aging Technology (call tracking and data collection)
  • Increased service expectations (due to a growing population)

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