The town of Didsbury had the public engage and participate during the 2018 budget presentations held by administration in November. Mayor Rhonda Hunter says the total capital budget proposal right now is a request for $4.2 million dollars and the operating budget at just over $11 million.
Town of Didsbury 2018 Budget Talks
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