Budget

2025 Budget Planning Survey 

The 2025 Budget Planning Survey closed on May 31, 2024. We thank all residents for their feedback as it will help to inform priorities in the City of Leduc’s 2025 municipal budget. 

Survey results will be shared here when they are available. 

Here are some of the highlights you shared with us in the 2024 Budget Planning Survey compared to previous years: 

Survey results for Budget 2024 

  • 503 respondents 
  • 69% indicated good, very good or excellent value for tax dollars 
  • 42% were opposed to decreasing service levels to minimize tax increase 
  • 44% supported cutting services to maintain or reduce taxes 
  • Most important priority: to lower or maintain property taxes in the future (32%) 
  • Top three areas to increase variable spending: 
    • Fire and Ambulance  
    • Family and Community Support
    • Police
  • Top three areas to decrease variable spending:  
    • Public Transit  
    • Community Development  
    • Library  

Survey results for Budget 2023 

  • 475 respondents 
  • 70% indicated good, very good or excellent value for tax dollars 
  • 45% were opposed to decreasing service levels to minimize tax increase 
  • 45% supported increasing taxes to maintain or increase services 
  • Most important priorities: long-term fiscal sustainability; to lower or maintain property taxes in the future (both 26%) 
  • Top three areas to increase variable spending: 
    • Family and Community Support  
    • Fire and Ambulance  
    • Snow Removal
  • Top three areas to decrease variable spending: 
    • Public Transit 
    • Library and Community Development  
    • Police 

Survey results for Budget 2022  

  • 485 respondents 
  • 71% indicated good, very good or excellent value for tax dollars 
  • 39% supported decreasing service levels to minimize tax increase 
  • 49% supported cutting services to maintain or reduce taxes 
  • Most important priority: to attract new and maintain current businesses and amenities (24%) 
  • Top three areas to increase variable spending: 
    • Family & Community Support 
    • Fire and Ambulance 
    • Police 
  • Top three areas to decrease variable spending: 
    • Public Transit 
    • Library 
    • Recreation Centre 

Leduc Budget 2024 – Responsible. Accountable. Sustainable. 

The City's municipal budget is approved by City Council and outlines how the city will raise and spend funds over the next three years to: 

  • Deliver programs and services in the community 
  • Build and maintain facilities and infrastructure to meet our current needs and future growth

For a quick recap of the proposed 2024 municipal budget, please view the City of Leduc 2024 Proposed Budget Highlights Summary.

Budget Awards and Recognition 

The City of Leduc has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award every year since 2016. 

Budget Documents

2024  
>> 2024 Approved Budget  
2023  
>> 2023 Approved Budget  
>> 2023 Budget General Population Survey  
2022  
>> 2022 Approved Budget  
>> 2022 Budget Stakeholders Survey >> 2022 Budget General Population Survey
2021  
>> 2021 Approved Budget >> 2021 Budget Supporting Documents
2020  
>> 2020 Approved Budget  
>> 2020 Budget Stakeholders Survey >> 2020 Budget General Population Survey
2019  
>> 2019 Approved Budget  
>> 2019 Budget Stakeholders Survey >> 2019 Budget General Population Survey

Financial documents pre-2019 can be found in the Document Directory