Budget Planning-BANNER 2022-01

2022 Budget

Budget planning began early this year with the aim of early approval of the 2022 Five-Year Financial Plan. The 2022 Tax Rates Bylaw were adopted May 11, 2022.

2022 Five-Year Financial Plan

Timeline 

  • August 3- September 6, 2021: General survey to community about budget priorities (find results on page 198 of the Provisional Budget Book).
  • November 10, 2021: The Provisional Budget Book was presented to Council at the Committee of the Whole meeting.
  • November 15, 2021: Online public participation meetings (noon and 7 p.m.).
  • November 30 & December 1, 2021: Two full-day budget deliberations.

To date, District staff have reviewed operational processes and updated departmental budgets for Council’s consideration. Business cases for new and one-time operating requests, as well as capital projects, have been prepared by staff. Community associations provided requests on behalf of their members. All of this information is included in the Provisional Budget Book

Visit our Budget Process page for more information on the budget process and how property taxes are calculated

Taxes, Fees and Charges  

  • 8.08% property tax increase = 5.08% for operations and 3% for capital reserves.
  • Average residential property valued at $865,829, therefore a property tax increase of $199.
  • No increase to the sewer parcel tax.
  • Sewer fee increases for average residential property: $36
  • Garbage fee increase: $30

4-17 2022 Sewer User Fees Amendment Bylaw
605, 2022 2022 Tax Rates Bylaw
601, 2022 2022-2026 Consolidated Financial Plan Bylaw

2022-2026 Consolidated Financial Plan

 2022 Property Tax Newsletter