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Multiple opportunities for public to provide input on City budget

September 27 2017

Mother and daughter engaging with City staff using Lego

The City of Vancouver's 2018-2022 Budget Outlook  (1.24 MB) is ready to view online.

There are multiple opportunities for the public to get involved in the engagement process for the City's 2018 Budget and five-year financial plan.

The 2018-2022 Budget Outlook helps provide context for the budget decisions the City needs to make, with the goal of making the best use of our resources to maintain services while responding to the expanding needs of our growing population.

Setting priorities

Focused on setting priorities and taking actions for a better city, the Outlook identifies the following priorities:

  • Invest in renewing existing, and adding new, public facilities and infrastructure
  • Manage the challenges of rapid growth and affordability
  • Focus on equity and creating a resilient, healthy and green community

The draft 2018 Budget and five-year financial plan will be available online in November.

The budget will then be reviewed by City Council and the public before being approved on December 12.

Learn more details and get updates

Share your input

The public's input on the 2018 Budget will influence decisions about how tax dollars are spent. The following opportunities are available to provide your input:

Attend a Budget Roadshow event

Monday, October 9 Wednesday, October 18Thursday, October 19