Stratford News Budget open houses coming up in Stratford SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Monday, Nov. 4th, 2019 Stratford City Council awards tenders for tree work. (Image supplied by City of Stratford). It’s your chance to learn more about the budget process in Stratford. Two budget open houses are being held in the city this month where officials say they will gather input on priorities for the coming year. The first one is this Thursday in the Tim Taylor Lounge at the Rotary Complex and it will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The second one will be held Tuesday, November 12 from noon until 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The meetings will be a drop-in format, and staff from the city will be available to answer questions.