City's Provisional Budget Includes a 1.7% Increase from Inflation and Increased Municipal Services
November 20, 2018 - City's Provisional BudgetThe City's provisional budget indicates a 3.38% increase, summarized as follows:
1.1% increase from new provincial rates and taxes (BC Hydro, ICBC, Employer Health Tax, and Carbon Tax).
0.6% increase from three Council-approved additional RCMP officers.
1.7% increase from inflation and increased services, including additional transit hours and enhanced snow clearing and street maintenance. The increase is offset by increasing revenues from overall development and community growth.
The 2019 Budget Consultation has concluded.