Below is a summary of the 2019 supplemental items being introduced. To review the detailed business case for each item, click on the title of each item. There are recommended proposed funding source(s) listed for each (taxation, reserve, and 'other', ie. grants or Development Cost Charges) and as Council reviews the supplemental items over the next month, they will be discussing the item as well as the specific proposed funding strategy, prior to any approvals.
We invite you to share your thoughts on these supplemental items. Please scroll to the bottom of this forum to do so. Comments gathered here will be shared directly with Council and staff for their consideration. Items #1-10 and 13 are requests from city staff, and items #11-12 are community-driven requests.
Click on a downloadable resource below to learn more:
Proposed Budget: $107,000 ($102,000 ongoing, plus a $5,000 one-time cost in 2019)
Proposed Funding Source: Taxation (0.10%), Reserve
Project Overview: This request is for an FTE to support the building inspection services provided by the City. Building growth in the city is increasing the workload, and a number of major projects and succession planning have led to the need for an additional FTE.
Proposed Budget: $535,000 in 2019, plus a one-time cost of $250,000, over two years, starting in 2020
Proposed Funding Source: Other
Project Overview: There are seven buildings on the old Rayleigh Correctional Centre property that were used by Corrections staff. These buildings pose a fire risk, are structurally unsound, and are a safety hazard to the public and City staff. The plan includes building a new Parks outbuilding, secured storage on the TCR site.
Proposed Budget: $550,000 ongoing
Proposed Funding Source: Taxation (.50%)
Project Overview: This request represents a
request of 0.50% taxation on an annual basis for the next 10 years to help the
City address and support the funding requirements of the Asset Management
program and related projects to address ongoing asset management requirements.
Proposed Budget: A one-time cost of $100,000 in 2019
Proposed Funding Source: Other
Project Overview: Additional funding is requested to address immediate needs
related to The Pioneer Park and Valleyview boat launches due to damage caused
by prolonged and excessive water erosion. A portion of the funds will be used
to review the use, location and business model options.
Proposed Budget: $350,000 per year over 2019-2021
Proposed Funding Source:
Taxation (0.33%)Project Overview:
This request is a proposed multi-phased plan that would
provide ongoing enhancements and improvements to KFR’s
training facility to support the required training requirements of the City’s
A one-time cost of $200,000 in 2019 Proposed Funding Source:
Future plans for the Stuart Wood School include a museum and joint-use cultural centre between the City of Kamloops and Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc. The engagement of consulting support with experience in planning and integrating the intended use with the site is required in order to develop a well-defined vision for this site to be presented to council and the public.
A one-time cost of $175,000 in 2019, plus an ongoing cost of $5,000 per year starting in 2020Proposed Funding Source:
This request is to enhance parking availability at the
Singh Bowl Park. Parking capacity along Singh Street from north of the
CN Rail tracks to Ord Road was already an issue due to busy events at the
Singh Bowl. Existing parking created safety concerns for vehicles and
A one-time cost of $37,500 in 2019, plus an ongoing cost of $112,253 starting in 2020Proposed Funding Source:
Taxation (0.04% + 0.07% in 2020)Project Overview:
Increase transit services in the city by 3,000
additional hours. Beginning in September 2019 a prorated amount to be fully
implemented in 2020.
$375,000 ongoingProposed Funding Source:
Taxation (0.05%), OtherProject Overview:
A transportation goal of the 2015–2018 Council
Strategic Plan was to identify a funding strategy for active transportation
projects. As per the Transportation Master Plan, active transportation modes
such as walking and cycling are at the top of the hierarchy pyramid. Additional
funding is requested to accelerate the completion of the active transportation
projects and provide for ongoing maintenance of the new infrastructure.
A one-time cost of $25,000 in 2019Proposed Funding Source:
Taxation (0.02%)Project Overview:
This request proposes the
need to investigate the development of an integrated protective services
training site. This relates to investigating a possible solution to address the
training needs of the Kamloops RCMP Detachment and introducing a potential
revenue stream to the City by providing the facilities to neighbouring
A one-time cost of $30,000 in 2019, plus an ongoing cost of $5,000 every three yearsProposed Funding Source:
The Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association
has requested that the City install five information (way‑finding) kiosks
within the downtown core to provide orientation and information to pedestrians.
$0Proposed Funding Source:
The Westsyde Community Development
Society has requested the creation of a community meeting space in anticipation
of School District No. 73’s decision to re-open Westsyde Elementary School. Given
the level of uncertainty at this time this request is being raised to alert Council to
a pending situation that may require city intervention or support.
*Please note the link above is to a report from the January 29 Regular Council Meeting, at which Council approved including this project in the supplemental list.
Proposed Budget: $198,000 in 2019; $210,000 in 2020; $602,000 in 2021
Proposed Funding Source: Other
Project Overview: The proposed plan includes site cleanup and removal of unsafe conditions, preservation of riparian areas, installation of a new multi-use path and a disc golf course, refurbish mini-golf course, construction of a new washroom facility, site furniture, a new pollinator garden, pond improvements, new pedestrian bridges, a picnic shelter, a natural playground structure, and educational information signage about local ecology and history.