After the 2018 Election, there will be a new Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) Board (the "Board"), this Board will create a Strategic Plan, for their term of office, in early 2019. Aligning projects with an SCRD Strategic Plan and other planning documents, and keeping in mind the current economic conditions and challenges faced by the Sunshine Coast community, the Board endeavours to keep services affordable and taxes as low as possible in review of the budget. The Budget process for 2019 will begin with Pre-Budget meetings on November 29 and 30, whereas the Board will have an opportunity to review proposed projects and also Community Partner and Stakeholder 2019 Budget requests. Round One Budget will take place January 21-23, 2019 and Round Two Budget is scheduled for March 4-5, 2019 with adoption of the 2019 Budget on March 21, 2019.
We ask that you share your thoughts on how we can take the necessary steps to continue to build on a stronger and more prosperous Sunshine Coast community.
FInancial Plan Reports
The Financial Plan process requires that all services and funding levels be thoroughly reviewed by the SCRD Board to ensure public funding is allocated efficiently, effectively, and with accountability. The process also requires public consultation, which is achieved through open committee meetings and public information sessions. The Financial Plan content and process is a requirement for all local governments under the Local Government Act.