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Budget and Finance

The 2023 Operating Budget

The 2023 Capital Budget

The Budget is the business plan for the Town's delivery of services and programs in 2023. It includes elements such as contributions to reserves, economic development initiatives and asset management and renewal, enhancements to service level delivery and any known external impacts on Town operations.

Residents shared their input through surveys, a public open house and through delegation. 

Download the Final 2022 Operating and Capital Budgets

The Town of Amherstburg is responsible for managing and investing the tax dollars collected to meet the needs of this community as well as addressing the priorities in our strategic plan.


The Town of Amherstburg prepares an annual budget that is approved by Council. The budget covers the entire town's operational area, including engineering and public works, fire service, police service, economic and community services, to name a few.

Each year, town council approves a budget that is made up of the following:

  • Operating - The income in this budget is primarily from property taxes and user fees. The budget covers the day-to-day expenses of the town for municipal services and programs. Some examples are road maintenance and repairs, snow removal, tourism and community services and programming, by-law enforcement, fire and police services.

Capital - The income in this budget can be from property taxes, reserves, development charges, debt, grants and co-share with others, such as the county or developers. The budget covers municipal projects related to new assets or rehabilitates existing ones, including roads, sewers, watermains, bridges, fleet replacements and more.


Notice of Intent - The Town of Amherstburg intends to participate in one or more procurements conducted by Local Authority Services (LAS) between May 2023 to December 2023. For further information and access to LAS request for proposal (RFP) notices, please review the website at

Reserves and Reserve Fund

The Town of Amherstburg discloses the status of Reserves and Reserve Funds in Schedule 3 to its audited financial statements on an annual basis.  The most recent financial statements are found HERE.

The Town also estimates the future status of Reserves and Reserve Funds in its annual budget.  The most recent budget is found HERE.