Financial Plan

Each year, the Town of Smithers prepares a 5 year Financial Plan in accordance with the Community Charter. The Financial Plan includes the current year's budget and projections for the next four years.     

2025 Budget Information


2025 BUDGET MEETING SCHEDULE & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS
Interested in the Municipal Budgeting Process? Ever wonder how Council decides on pursuing one project over the other? Ever wonder how streets are selected for re-paving or how far the paving budget can stretch? Town Council invites you the Public to engage with staff members on a one-on-one basis, to have all your budget questions answered.

Mark your calendars for the following Finance Committee - 2025 Budget Meeting dates:

  • Tuesday, September 3, 2024: 2025 Service Area Workplans - Stream A
  • Monday, September 9, 2024: 2025 Service Area Workplans - Stream B
  • Monday, September 23, 2024: 2025 Service Levels and Budgets - Stream C
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2024: 2025 Projects & Capacity Budgets - Stream A
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2024: 2025 Projects & Capacity Budgets - Stream B
  • Monday, November 25, 2024: 2025 Projects & Capacity Budgets - Stream C

Public Engagement Sessions will be held at 5:00pm, followed by the Finance Committee meetings at 6:30pm, in the Council Chambers, 1027 Aldous Street, Smithers, BC, on the dates indicated above. Refreshments will be provided.

 

STREAM "A"

 

 

 

 

 

· Fire & Emergency

· (Reg.) Waste / Recycling

· Regional Airport / Transit

· Recreation Facilities (Arenas)

· Parks, Sports Fields & Trails

· Recreation & Culture / Library

STREAM "B"

 

 

 

· Utilities (Water / Sewers)

· (Town) Waste / Recycling

· Regional Cemetery

· Roads / Sidewalks / Places

· Fleet / Equipment (Municipal)

· Buildings / Infrastructure

STREAM "C"

 

 

 

 

 

· Council & Corporate Services

· Policing (RCMP / Community)

· Economic Development

· Planning & Engineering

· License & Inspection

· Bylaw Enforcement