Stratford News Stratford City Council preparing to work on 2019 budget SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Thursday, Jan. 10th, 2019 Decision day for Stratford City Council on recreational cannabis stores. File photo. Stratford City Council is set to get to work on this year’s budget. Budget presentations by all city departments are set to take place during a session at Stratford City Hall on Saturday. Outside boards and agencies and Committees of Council will also be presenting during the session which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Then on Tuesday, the budget committee will be deliberating from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at city hall. Two budget open houses are also scheduled, one for Wednesday and the other on Thursday. You can visit the city of Stratford’s website for more details.