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Operating Budget

City Council as the Economic Standing Policy Committee from November 14-18, 2022 to debate and recommend a four-year Operating Budget (2023-2026) for the City of Lethbridge. The City's Operating Budget is determined by the municipal services provided. The 2023-2026 Draft Operating Budget will be presented to City Council on November 29, 2022.

View the 2023-2026 Draft Operating Budget

The budget is organized by type of operation (tax-supported and utility-funded operations) with each operation considered a separate budgeting and accounting entity.  Amounts are budgeted and reported along departmental/program lines, with accountability and authority for budgetary approval, amendments and actual disbursements resting jointly with the department General Managers, the City Manager, and City Council.

 Operating Budget Archive:

2021 - 2022 Operating Budget Review

2019 - 2022 Operating Budget

2015 - 2018 Operating Budget
2012 - 2014 Operating Budget
2009 - 2011 Operating Budget
2006 - 2008 Operating Budget