Kamloops budget 101 sessions set for November

In addition, the city's first public budget meeting will be held on Nov. 28 on McArthur Island

Have you ever wanted to better understand the city’s finance and budgeting process?

The City of Kamloops will be hosting a finance 101 session for the new city council and members of the public.

article continues below

“Those are public meetings and they would be available to the public to observe,” Mayor Ken Christian said.

Council budget meetings will be held at 9 a.m. on Nov. 20 and Nov. 27 in council chambers at city hall. The meetings will also be streamed on the city’s live broadcast feed, which is archived online.

“The opportunity to go into the weeds, as it were, in terms of how budgets are formulated and prepared will be a good exercise for those of us that are there to adjudicate the budget, but also for the community of Kamloops to adjudicate how the budget is formulated,” Christian said.

The first public budget meeting will follow, to be held in the lounge at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m.

© 2018 Kamloops This Week

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Kamloops This Week welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
KTW Daily News Alerts
KAMLOOPS WEATHER

Question of the Week POLL

The city’s first public budget meeting is Nov. 28 on McArthur Island. Will you attend?

or  view results

Popular Kamloops This Week

Events Calendar