Council approved the 2022 budget at its January 18, 2022 regular Council meeting. The budget is one of the most important documents that Council approves. It provides Council’s direction on spending for the coming and future years and allows administration to implement Council’s directed service levels for the municipality.
The $22 million 2022 operating budget includes revenues of $9.1 million from property taxation and $2.79 million in operating grants. Service and user fees (including utilities), permits and licenses, leases and rentals make up the balance of revenue.
Operating expense highlights include $3.7 million for protective services, $4.7 million for utilities, $2.1 million for engineering and operations and $3.9 million for recreation, parks and culture.
The cost of governance (Council) is budgeted at $372,813 or 1.6 per cent of the operating budget.
Council held two days of Budget discussions on January 11 and 12. The public meetings were livestreamed
2022 Operating budget summary
Tax dollar allocations
2022 Capital Projects summary
Administrative Budget Report
Budget meeting Day 1 (video)
Budget meeting Day 2 (video)
Council 2021-2025 Strategic Plan
Property Taxes and Assessment FAQ
Audited Financial Statements
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