2022 Budget

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Consultation for this project has now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated and shared their feedback.

2022 Budget adoption

On April 5, Council adopted the 2022 Budget and Five-Year Financial Plan Bylaw, setting the tax increase at 4.0 per cent. This year's budget balances the continuation of services while addressing the financial considerations of a growing city.

  • The 2022 municipal budget includes a 2.4 per cent increase reflecting investments in police services and a one per cent Infrastructure Levy.
  • This year will mark the second year of applying the levy totaling $365,000 to help construct active transportation projects across the city.

The 2022 Budget was aligned with the recently endorsed 2022 Council Strategic Priorities under the four pillars of Invest in Infrastructure, Economic Growth and Prosperity, Strengthen our Community and Foster Safety and Well-being. Learn more about Council's Strategic Priorities.

Read the News Release for more information about the 2022 Budget.

What we heard

Results of what we heard from the community were shared with Council at their regular Council meeting on March 8.

Share your thoughts on the 2022 Budget

The second and final round of feedback is now open.

Get involved to help shape the budget process that guides tax rates, investments and operations in West Kelowna. We want to hear from you to tell us what's important across the city and locally in your neighbourhood.

How to get involved

  • Review the display boards below.
  • Share your ideas or comments through the Ideas portal.
  • Drop by the display at Royal LePage Place Arena or the Westbank Library.
  • Pick up an engagement toolkit at City Hall to submit your feedback on paper.
  • Provide your input on Council's Draft 2022 Strategic Priorities. Feedback closes Feb. 13.

Key dates

  • January 31 to February 13: Feedback open
  • Mid-February to March: Council reviews and discusses feedback from the public
  • March-April: Council adopts the Five-Year Financial Plan and the Tax Rate Bylaw. The final tax rate is set.
  • July 4: Property taxes due

About the Budget

The City of West Kelowna's Draft 2022 Budget includes a Five-year Draft Financial Plan (2022 – 2026) for Council’s consideration that continues the momentum of Council’s Draft 2022 Strategic Priorities, city-wide projects, departmental needs and resources, expected revenue, cost inflation and requests for programs and services from the community.

This year's municipal budget is forecasting a 4 per cent tax rate which includes a 2.4 per cent increase for police services costs and a one per cent Infrastructure Levy. This year will mark the second year of applying the Levy and as in the previous year includes a framework on how the money is to be spent going forward. Learn more about the Infrastructure Levy.

Read the 2021 Year in Review, which highlights the accomplishments in meeting Council’s 2021 – 2022 Strategic Priorities objectives under the Invest in Infrastructure, Economic Prosperity and Growth, Strengthen Our Community and Foster Safety and Well-Being pillars.

Would you like more detail?

Visit the documents section on the right side of the webpage for more information.

Early input

From Dec. 10, 2021 to Jan. 19, 2022 the public had the opportunity to provide early input on the Draft 2022 Budget and Council's Strategic Priorities. Initial feedback was shared with Council at the Jan. 25 regular Council meeting. It’s important for Council and staff to receive input and consider feedback about our efforts to balance the cost to deliver service and capital improvements outlined in the plan while meeting our diverse community expectations.

Annual Budget Process



Consultation for this project has now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated and shared their feedback.

2022 Budget adoption

On April 5, Council adopted the 2022 Budget and Five-Year Financial Plan Bylaw, setting the tax increase at 4.0 per cent. This year's budget balances the continuation of services while addressing the financial considerations of a growing city.

  • The 2022 municipal budget includes a 2.4 per cent increase reflecting investments in police services and a one per cent Infrastructure Levy.
  • This year will mark the second year of applying the levy totaling $365,000 to help construct active transportation projects across the city.

The 2022 Budget was aligned with the recently endorsed 2022 Council Strategic Priorities under the four pillars of Invest in Infrastructure, Economic Growth and Prosperity, Strengthen our Community and Foster Safety and Well-being. Learn more about Council's Strategic Priorities.

Read the News Release for more information about the 2022 Budget.

What we heard

Results of what we heard from the community were shared with Council at their regular Council meeting on March 8.

Share your thoughts on the 2022 Budget

The second and final round of feedback is now open.

Get involved to help shape the budget process that guides tax rates, investments and operations in West Kelowna. We want to hear from you to tell us what's important across the city and locally in your neighbourhood.

How to get involved

  • Review the display boards below.
  • Share your ideas or comments through the Ideas portal.
  • Drop by the display at Royal LePage Place Arena or the Westbank Library.
  • Pick up an engagement toolkit at City Hall to submit your feedback on paper.
  • Provide your input on Council's Draft 2022 Strategic Priorities. Feedback closes Feb. 13.

Key dates

  • January 31 to February 13: Feedback open
  • Mid-February to March: Council reviews and discusses feedback from the public
  • March-April: Council adopts the Five-Year Financial Plan and the Tax Rate Bylaw. The final tax rate is set.
  • July 4: Property taxes due

About the Budget

The City of West Kelowna's Draft 2022 Budget includes a Five-year Draft Financial Plan (2022 – 2026) for Council’s consideration that continues the momentum of Council’s Draft 2022 Strategic Priorities, city-wide projects, departmental needs and resources, expected revenue, cost inflation and requests for programs and services from the community.

This year's municipal budget is forecasting a 4 per cent tax rate which includes a 2.4 per cent increase for police services costs and a one per cent Infrastructure Levy. This year will mark the second year of applying the Levy and as in the previous year includes a framework on how the money is to be spent going forward. Learn more about the Infrastructure Levy.

Read the 2021 Year in Review, which highlights the accomplishments in meeting Council’s 2021 – 2022 Strategic Priorities objectives under the Invest in Infrastructure, Economic Prosperity and Growth, Strengthen Our Community and Foster Safety and Well-Being pillars.

Would you like more detail?

Visit the documents section on the right side of the webpage for more information.

Early input

From Dec. 10, 2021 to Jan. 19, 2022 the public had the opportunity to provide early input on the Draft 2022 Budget and Council's Strategic Priorities. Initial feedback was shared with Council at the Jan. 25 regular Council meeting. It’s important for Council and staff to receive input and consider feedback about our efforts to balance the cost to deliver service and capital improvements outlined in the plan while meeting our diverse community expectations.

Annual Budget Process


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