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Understanding the 2018 Capital Budget

Part of the City of St. John's budget is dedicated to capital: major purchases and construction of infrastructure. Council is finalizing its priorities for 2018 spending and Dave shares the details.
Written by Dave Lane at 14:35

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Council Just Cut Taxes. But Wait, There’s More!

We didn’t just cut taxes almost back to where they were before last year’s budget (which is awesome in its own right). We’ve also fundamentally changed the way City Hall operates.
Written by Dave Lane at 15:12

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Budget Fallout: The City Has a Role To Play

The budget just laid down by our provincial government is cause for serious concern. Like all of us, I’ve been thinking a lot about what this means, and my heart goes out to my friends, family, and neighbours as we wrap our minds around how our lives will change.
Written by Dave Lane at 10:40

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It’s Time to Change the Way City Hall Writes Its Budgets. Here’s How.

In December, City Council announced its next three-year budget and much of the information (tax hikes and service cuts) was totally unexpected by the citizens of St. John’s.
Written by Dave Lane at 15:00
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Why St. John's Budget Was So Insane This Year

The City of St. John’s City Council just released a pretty intense budget. I’m one of the guys on that Council, so I want to explain what happened.
Written by Dave Lane at 18:11
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