The City of Sarnia is preparing the 2021 draft municipal budget. This year the 2021 budget timeline begins with the release of a draft capital budget on Friday, September 18 and culminates on Tuesday, December 1 when City Council holds budget deliberations.

The 2021 Capital Budget will be available on the City’s website at

Staff will have a brief presentation of the 2021 Capital Budget to Council during the Corporate Priorities/Strategic Planning meeting on Monday, September 21, 2020 starting virtually at @ 10 a.m. Questions can also be sent to

2021 City of Sarnia Budget Timeline:

Date Description
September 18, 2020 Draft Capital Budget Book Released
September 21, 2020 Draft Capital Budget Presentation *
October 23, 2020 Draft Budget Highlights Released
October 26, 2020 Draft Budget Highlights Presentation *
November 6, 2020 Draft Budget Books Released
November 9, 2020 Budget Presentation to Council *
November 23, 2020 Public Input & Grants Meeting *
December 1, 2020 Budget Deliberations *

* Start times will be posted once available.

All budget-related documents will be available on the City’s website:

Image: 2021 City of Sarnia Budget Timeline