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.
There are numerous ways to engage with us:
To submit comments on this page, please use the form at the bottom of this page. Note, the 'public comment' function of our website requires you to enter your email address in case we need to respond to you by email. Your email address will not be displayed publicly on this page, and the District of Squamish does not share your email address or use it for anything other than responding to your specific comment or question, if required.
Please keep comments constructive and respectful. Comments which include profanity, slander or name calling will be removed. Thank you!
March 10, 2017
Over to you: New Open Data portal puts District of Squamish data in the hands of the public
The District of Squamish has made it easier to view, map, chart and share the District’s currently published data thanks...
March 10, 2017
District of Squamish Technology Transformation Program gains momentum
District of Squamish technology systems are getting a major upgrade as part of the Technology Transformation Program (TTP), a multi-year...