Police request for $185M budget set to go before regional councillors
Public meeting planned for Thursday evening pending approval at committee
The Waterloo Regional Police Services budget is up for discussion at a regional committee meeting Tuesday morning.
The police services board approved a $185,387,096 million operating budget for 2021. The first draft of the budget came in at $189.2 million, an $8 million increase from the 2020 budget.
Police Chief Bryan Larkin is expected to be at Tuesday's budget meeting.
As well, regional council is expected to discuss the budget again on Thursday evening during a public meeting if the budget is approved at the committee level.
An additional public meeting on the 2021 plan and budget - specific to the Police budget - is being scheduled for Thursday January 14, from 7 – 9 p.m. subject to Regional Council approval on Tuesday January 12. More details will follow the meeting on January 12.—@RegionWaterloo
Regional council is scheduled to approve its full budget on January 20.