the Qathet regional district (qRD) administration and operations are governed by the Law on Local Authorities and the Community Charter. Each year, the qRD should go through an annual budgeting process. The annual budgeting process provides a roadmap to the organization and assists in the day-to-day management of qRD. The budgeting process allows the qRD to set its service tax rates for the year, assess debts, capital funding, and all property acquisitions and disposals. Additionally, the annual budgeting process feeds into the five-year financial plan, which outlines five-year capital project planning and asset management for the region as a whole. Where possible, the qRD works in collaboration with key local players, as well as with the provincial and federal governments to obtain grants to help pay for services and projects aimed at reducing the tax burden of our residents. .
The qRD will meet to review its 2022 budget and five-year financial plan at monthly finance committee meetings scheduled for January 19, 2022 and February 16, 2022. All meetings are open to the public and will be held both virtually and in the district. regional. conference room located in Unit 103-4675 Marine Avenue, Powell River, BC V8A 2L2. All meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend, virtually or in person. In-person attendance will be limited to support social distancing.
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For more information on the 2022 budget and the five-year financial plan, please visit qathet.ca. You can also contact Linda Greenan, Director of Financial Services at [emailÂ protected] or at 604-485-2260.