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.     

2023 Budget Information

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). 


2023 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 - 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

 AGENDAS      MINUTES

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.

 

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