Developing 2018 Budget
Public Meetings to be Held to discuss 2018 budget and 2018-2022 financial plan The public is invited to observe and participate in the City Council's budget meetings as Council members begin discussions on the 2018 budget and 2018-2022 financial plan.
The Committee of the Whole Council will meet at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers on November 14 to discuss 2018-2028 capital budget, grants in aid and fee for service agreements and on November 28 and December 12 to discuss City's operational budget.
“I encourage everyone to come out and listen as the Council discusses spending and the community’s future,” says Mayor Walt Cobb.
“As we work on the budget, we will be targeting a 0% tax increase for 2018,” says Finance Committee Chair Councillor Scott Nelson. “We also want to be the most transparent community in B.C. We will have open, public budget meetings, and residents can see all of the City’s finances on the City’s website.”
Residents are encouraged to take a look at the City’s budget presentations on this web page (to be added, as information is presented to the City Council). The budget and expenses for all City departments and divisions to be presented as well as the City's capital plans. Residents will also see the 2018 budget and revisions as Council deliberates and makes decisions in the coming weeks and months.
If you would like to leave a comment on the City's 2018 budget for City Council, please e-mail us a message, stating your name and Williams Lake address (anonymous comments or comments from non-residents will not be presented to Council).