What does the City do to control or reduce costs?

In order to minimize the impact of these pressures, Mayor, Council and Staff are continually looking for ways to maintain or improve both the levels and efficiency of the services the City provides. Measures include:

  • Planned capital maintenance

  • Grant application submissions and

  • Long-term planning.

  • The City also reviews revenues and user fees to help offset the inflationary pressures, however, not all revenues are subject to inflationary increases or are automatically increased by municipal inflation due to a number of reasons including affordability, and competitive positions.

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1. What impact will the 2019 budget have on homeowners?
2. Was there any public input in the preparation of this budget?
3. What is the business planning & budget process?
4. What is the difference between the operating budget and the capital budget?
5. Besides property taxes, what other sources of funding does the City have?
6. How do Revelstoke’s property taxes compare with other nearby municipalities?
7. What is the annual operating budget for the City?
8. How is the operating budget funded?
9. What’s new in the 2019 budget?
10. Why is the property tax increase more than the Consumer Price Index?
11. Why does the City need a tax increase?
12. What does the City do to control or reduce costs?
13. Will next year’s tax increase be lower?
14. With all the growth, why do we need a tax increase?