Finance and Administrative Committee

Tom Davies Square

Councillor Jakubo, Chair


6:00 p.m. Open Session, Council Chamber / Electronic Participation


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This report provides a recommendation regarding Healthy Community Initiative (HCI) funding requests. By-law 2019-129 requires Council’s approval for all eligible HCI Capital fund requests exceeding $10,000 and Grant requests exceeding $1,000.


This report and presentation by Kevin Fowke, General Manager of Corporate Services, provides information regarding the corporation’s financial condition over the next 10 years. A model of anticipated revenues and expenditures from 2022 – 2031 indicate that financial condition should remain relatively strong. Based on the directions provided by key documents that inform annual operating plans, the financial projections described here reflect a variety of assumptions that, overall, show Greater Sudbury can maintain its current position as a low-cost service provider compared to other Ontario municipalities with greater than 100,000 population. Council should have financial flexibility to undertake a variety of city-building initiatives over the forecast period without impairing the City’s strong credit rating.


This report provides information regarding input on the 2021 budget process from one-on-one meetings with Councillors and members of the Executive Leadership Team.

This report provides recommendations regarding tax increases and directions to guide staff in the preparation of the 2022 Business Plan. In addition, budget pressures for 2022 have also been identified.


This report provides information on the implementation of an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework for the City of Greater Sudbury and builds on the staff ERM update presentation of April 20, 2021. The report also summarizes Council’s appetite for risk and introduces the first annual Key Enterprise Risk Management Analysis for Council’s consideration as a foundational part of the development of the 2022 Municipal Budget.


This report provides information regarding the annual allocations of grants to a variety of community groups and organizations, approved by Council as part of the 2020 budget process. The 2021 grants will be released subject to Council's approval of the applicable by-law.

This report provides information regarding a variance analysis based on the City’s first quarter results (January to March 31, 2021). Staff have identified areas where material year end variances in the operating budget may occur.

This report provides information regarding contract awards $100,000 or greater awarded from January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021 and may include any previously omitted reports from past reporting periods.

This report provides information regarding expenses incurred by Members of Council in the first quarter of 2021. This report is prepared in accordance with By-law 2016-16F respecting the payment of expenses for Members of Council.

This report provides information regarding the investment activities for the year and certifies that all investments made in the year 2020 were in compliance with both City’s Investment Policy (Bylaw 2010-246F) and Ontario Regulations 655/05.