Public Notice: 2023 Budget Meeting Schedule & Public Engagement Sessions

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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 - 2023 Budget Meeting dates:

  • Tuesday, September 6, 2022: 2023 Service Levels and Budgets Stream A
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022: 2023 Service Levels and Budgets Stream B
  • Monday, September 26, 2022: 2023 Service Levels and Budgets Stream C
  • Thursday, November 17, 2022: 2023 Projects & Capacity Budgets Stream A
  • Monday, November 21, 2022: 2023 Projects & Capacity Budgets Stream B
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022: 2023 Projects & Capacity Budgets Stream C
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022: 2023 Operating Budgets & 2023 Projects List

Public Engagement Sessions, refreshments provided, 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.

What are Streams A/B/C?

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

FIN 22-18 - 2023 FINANCIAL PLAN PUBLIC PROCESS AND ENGAGEMENT 
Report FIN 22-018 dated July 14, 2022, from W. Wallace, Director of Finance, recommending Council approve the Public Process and Engagement Plan for Financial Plan 2023-2027 (1700-01).  
FIN 22-18 FP 2023 PUBLIC PROCESS & ENGAGEMENT PLAN   
FIN 22-18 Attach 1. FP 2023 PLAN