Budget Planning Process

2021 Budget Plan Process (PDF)



Tuesday, April 6, 2021
A public budget presentation will be made to interested stakeholders via a zoom video conference call. Representatives from school Parent Advisory Council’s (PAC), District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC), teacher and support staff Unions, Principals, and members of the public are invited to attend this meeting to review provincial funding, District projections for enrollment and funding, as well as provide more specific information regarding the District’s annual budget. Stakeholder groups and members of the public are welcome to outline their priorities to the Audit & Finance Committee. The meeting will commence at5:30 p.m. The purpose will be to discuss priorities and listen to concerns in order to help set the framework for the 2021/2022 annual budget.

Monday, April 19, 2021
Audit & Finance Committee to meet in Merritt at 12:15 p.m. to go over a draft summary to be presented to Board on May 12, 2021.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
A draft summary prepared by the Superintendent and the Secretary Treasurer to be presented to the Board for discussion in Merritt at 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Budget bylaw to be presented at the Regular Board Meeting. Subject to fe edback, the budget for the 2021/2022 year will be adopted at either this meeting or the June 9, 2021 board meeting.

PLEASE NOTE: Representatives from stakeholder groups or members of the public will also have the opportunity to make a presentation to the Audit & Finance Committee in private if they so desire. Individuals or groups interested in making such a presentation should contact the Secretary Treasurer at (250) 315-1105 to arrange a meeting. The presentation should be supported by a written submission, which should be provided to the Secretary Treasurer in advance.