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Capital and Operating Budgets

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Capital and Operating Budgets

Section 165 of the Community Charter requires municipalities to prepare a Financial Plan for a period of five years, which is adopted annually by Bylaw.  The Charter also requires Council to undertake a process of public consultation regarding the proposed financial plan before it is adopted.

Budget Framework Principles

  1. Ensure service levels in all operations and facilities are cost effective and meeting expectations of residents and visitors.
  2. Complete priority projects identified by Council and department Directors.
  3. Identify sufficient contingency to respond to unforeseen expenditures.
  4. Adjust capital expenditures to maintain current service levels.
  5. Maintain property tax policy of increases to cost of living as directed by current financial plan objectives and policy.
  6. Establish a Museum Land Restoration Reserve Fund to lessen the impact when the Museum relocates.
  7. Establish a Waste/Recycling Initiative Reserve Fund to lessen the impact for transitioning to a new bin collection system.
  8. Establish a Water Metering Reserve fund to lessen the impact for moving toward water metering.

Please click on the links below to view the Operating and 5 Year Capital Plans.

While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400


Mission Statement
To provide quality community services and facilities, which meet the needs of the current
and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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