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It’s Your Business – 2020 Budget

The District updates its five-year financial plan each year to ensure the District’s finances are managed responsibly and to reflect the priorities identified by Council and the community.  The 2020-2024 Financial Plan provides funding requirements for 2020 and projections for 2021-2024 that indicate future requirements for the Municipality at a summary level.

Each Council, at the beginning of their term, adopts a comprehensive strategic plan that outlines their goals and objectives for the next four years.  This strategic plan is used to focus limited resources, with the goal of linking work and new projects to Council’s goals and objectives.

Council approves the District’s five-year financial plan each year.  The financial plan, or budget, details municipal spending which may increase the previous year’s budget.  Budgets affect property taxes collected.  If the District’s overall budget increases, property taxes may increase.

 

2020 Budget Community Consultation Meeting

 

When:    Monday, November 4, 2019 – 6:00 pm Regular Council Meeting
Where:   Council Chambers, Municipal Hall

This meeting is an opportunity for the public to provide input and feedback on the District’s proposed 2020 budget.

Information for our 2020 budget will be available soon, below is information from our 2019 budget cycle.

Council is considering a budget/tax increase of 4.62% for 2019. This proposal includes maintaining and enhancing services, and new initiatives.

The proposed budget also includes a 1% increase in municipal water utility user rates, a 5% increase in municipal sewer utility user rates, and 9.75% increase to the drainage levy to ensure that critical infrastructure can be built and or maintained without borrowing.

Be Informed:

Be Heard:

  • Complete the short survey that will be available soon for 2020.
  • Email your comments to budget@mission
  • Attend the budget consultation meeting on November 4, 2019

 

 

Meeting Schedule & Agendas

Below is a listing and a link to the agendas of the upcoming Freestanding Committee of the Whole (Corporate Admin & Finance – Budget) meetings where 2019 budget discussions will take place.  All budget meetings are webcast for everyone’s convenience.

September 18, 2019  – General Operating & Capital Agenda
October 9, 2019 – Utility Operating & Capital and General Fund Overview Agenda
October 23, 2019 – Optional meeting to discuss status of budget Agenda
November 4, 2019 – Community Budget Consultation meeting (Regular Council) Agenda
November 27, 2019 – Final 2020 Budget Discussions Agenda

 

Year-Round Budget Feedback

Council appreciates hearing from and/or receiving your input throughout the budget process and all year-round.

For any financial questions, please contact us at budget@mission.ca and we will get back to you.

If you have a comment or a suggestion, we’d love to hear from you. Simply fill out the comment box below.

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