2023 Budget Consultations


What’s working well and how can we improve?

Council is seeking input from residents, businesses, stakeholders, and community groups to help us create a 2023 budget that works for everyone. While delivering these consultations, we are also working on acquiring public input for our Strategic Plan 2023-2028.

Please check back to this page and stay tuned on our social media channels on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram, for updates.

Presentations and Community Consultations

Schedule of Meetings:

  • Strategic Plan Visioning Workshop + Budget Consultations Presentations from Community Groups
    • Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2022
    • Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
    • Location: The Grounds Cafe at Murray’s Garden Centre
    • Thanks to all who attended this meeting – this session is now passed!
  • Strategic Plan Visioning Workshop + Budget Consultations Open Public Meeting
    • Date: Sunday, October 16th, 2022
    • Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
    • Location: PCSP Recreation Centre
    • Thanks to all who attended this meeting – this session is now passed!
  • Draft Budget Public Meeting
    • Date: Monday, November 28th, 2022
    • Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
    • Location: PCSP Recreation Centre
    • Thanks to all who attended this meeting – this session is now passed!

Residents wishing to attend are encouraged register in advance by contacting [email protected] or by calling 895-8000 ext. 271.

Residents, community groups, businesses, and other stakeholders are encouraged to register to attend.


Strategic Plan 2023-2028

As we work on our 2023 budget, Council is also preparing a Strategic Plan to  guide the sound management of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s over the next 5 years. Residents can provide input on the strategic plan at each of the budget consultation sessions as well.

What is a Strategic Plan?  A strategic plan for a municipality is like a roadmap – it shows where the community wants to be in the future (expressed in a Vision Statement) and outlines the paths that will be taken to get there (with Goals and Priority Actions).  It thereby provides a framework for how a municipality can be sustainable, make maximum use of available resources and realise its goals in the long term.

Thank you to all residents who completed our Strategic Plan Input Survey. Your insight will help guide the town from 2023-2028! The deadline for survey submissions was Monday, October 31st, 2022.

Learn more via the page below!

Strategic Plan

2022 Budget and Tax Structure

To learn more about our current Budget and Tax Structure for the 2022 year, please visit the page below:

Budget & Tax Structure

Contact Our Staff

Brian Peach

Director of Planning and Development

709-895-8000 x269

Jody Murray

Chief Administrative Officer

709-895-8000 x222

Fred Hollett

Fire Chief

709-895-8000 x267

Charlie Hamlyn

Director of Public Works

709-895-8000 x232

Nicole Clark

Director of Recreation & Community Services

709-895-8000 x236

Tracy Simmons

Director of Finance

709-895-8000 x231

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