District of Squamish budget discussions took place beginning November 2015, and on March 15, 2016, Council passed first three readings on Bylaw 2439 - the Five Year Financial Plan (2016 to 2020).
Council approved District of Squamish 2016-2020 Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 2439, 2016 on April 5, 2016. View the 2016-2020 Five Year Financial Plan.
April 19 Committee of the Whole - Tax rate policy discussion:
Council hosted a public meeting and e-Town Hall on Tuesday, January 26 at Municipal Hall to present the 2016 Draft Budget. View the PowerPoint presentation summarizing the budget highlights from that evening.
Watch this short video during which Mayor Patricia Heintzman provides a high level overview of the 2016 draft budget (created in January 2016 while the budget was still in draft form). Detailed budget documents that were reviewed by Council are available via the Resources links below. All budget meetings are archived here.
The community was invited to weigh in on Council's decisions to fund service level changes and special projects. Budget comments are invited year-round and will help provide input into the ongoing budgeting process.
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