Governance Data

 ♠ North Westside Stats ♠

♠  Tax Requisition, house count and Permanent Residents for Central Okanagan West broken down as:

  1. Total Requisition for EA West $2,165,248 (gross assessed value)
    1. for comparison: EA East Tot. Req. = $1,877,630
  2. North Westside Fire Protection District
    1. Property Count 2126 / Improvements 1246
  3. Wilson’s Landing Fire Protection District
    1. Property Count 496 / Improvements 444
  4. Trepanier Area
    1. Property Count 96 / Improvements 75
  5. Crystal Mountain
    1. Property Count 5 / Improvements 3
  6. Brent Road
    1. Property Count 42 / Improvements 38
  7. West Remainder
    1. Property Count 515 / Improvements 61

♠  2016 Census Data for Electoral Area West

♠  EA West Water Systems (4)

  1. # of Connections per system
    1. Killiney 281 connections
    2. Westshore 252 connections
    3. Valley/Fintry   83 connections
  2. Full build out connection capacity of each system
    1. Killiney 425 asset
    2. Westshore 522 asset
    3. Valley/Fintry 337 asset
  3. 2015 annual revenue per system broken down as Basic, Asset renewal and Consumption per system ?
  4. Assessed value of each system ?

♠  EA West Fire Departments

  1. # of apparatus (break down by type and department)
    1. North Westside ?
    2. Wilsons Landing ?
  2. Average annual budget for each over the previous 5 years ?
  3. Assessed value of each departments assets ?

♠  Solid Waste customer #’s

  1. Household break down by area:
  2. Curb side:
    1. Brent Road 66
    2. Trepanier ?
    3. Crystal Mountain. ?
  3. Transfer station customers:
    1. North Westside Transfer Site 922
    2. Traders Cove Transfer Site 265
  4. cost per household, EA curb side and EA transfer site
    1. $297.41 Gross operating per household

♠  Community Parks

  1. # of Parks 11 for 18.76 Ha.
  2. Area of each park
    1. Westshore …
    2. Killiney Beach …
    3. Killiney Hall …
    4. Fintry #1 …
    5. Fintry #2 …
    6. Fintry #3 …
  3. Gross operating cost per Ha. $9,079.35

♠  EA West Planning costs:

  1. Total Planning Requisition for Area (gross assessed value)
  2. North Westside Fire Protection District
  3. Wilson’s Landing Fire Protection District
  4. Trepanier Area
  5. Crystal Mountain
  6. Brent Road

♠  EA West cost for CAO salary, benefits, pension, etc. (including RDCO Policy that defines the allocation of these costs.) ?

♠  EA West cost for CFO salary, benefits, pension, etc. (including RDCO Policy that defines the allocation of these costs.) ?

♠  Cost of Open House Meetings 2016? Staff Time including travel & OT. Venue and Story board costs ?

♠  Cost of preparing, printing and distribution of 2016 Annual Report ?


♣ North Westside Road Data ♣

Wayne’s Blog on North Westside Roads

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Municipal Definitions

City: A city is a classification of municipalities used in British Columbia. British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor in Council may incorporate a community as a city by letters patent, under the recommendation of the Minister of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development, if its population is greater than 5,000 and the outcome of a vote involving affected residents was that greater than 50% voted in favour of the proposed incorporation. British Columbia has 51 cities.

District Municipality: Under provincial law, municipalities in British Columbia are to be designated “district municipalities” on incorporation if the area to be incorporated is greater than 800 hectares (8 km²) and has an average population density of less than 5 persons per hectare (500 persons per km²). Municipalities may be incorporated under different classifications under the direction of the Lieutenant Governor in Council. British Columbia has 50 district municipalities.

Town: A town is a classification of municipalities used in British Columbia. British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor in Council may incorporate a community as a town by letters patent, under the recommendation of the Minister of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development, if its population is greater than 2,500 but not greater than 5,000 and the outcome of a vote involving affected residents was that greater than 50% voted in favour of the proposed incorporation. British Columbia has 14 towns.

Village: A village is a classification of municipalities used in British Columbia. British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor in Council may incorporate a community as a village by letters patent, under the recommendation of the Minister of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development, if its population is not greater than 2,500 and the outcome of a vote involving affected residents was that greater than 50% voted in favour of the proposed incorporation. British Columbia has 42 villages.

There are also 1 Resort Municipality (Whistler), 2 Mountain Resorts (Sun Peaks & Jumbo Glacier), 1 Island Municipality (Bowen Island), 1 Indian Government District (Sechelt).


Municipal Taxation & Service Data

North Westside  Population 1100 – 1500

  • Land Area ?  Map Westshore to La Casa + Cesar’s Landing Properties

  • Annual Operating Budget (employees) $$$ ?

  • Planning Cost 60% (EA)$109,488.60 + (Reg)$3,786.60 = $113,274.00

  • Administrative Budget EA’s currently paying 20% of Total with <5% Assessment

  • Tax Revenue >$1,200,000. / 99% Residential

  • Population 2011 – ?

  • Total private dwellings: 922 + 300 = 1222 (transfer site + La Casa)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents:

Services:

  • Municipal Roads Proposed Parcel Tax (27 paved + 5 unpaved kilometers)

  • 3x Water Systems – Parcel Tax (KB) $431,746 (WS) $498,141 (F-VS) $ 360,852 = $1,290,739.00

  • Fire Department $490,058.00

  • Transfer Site – Parcel Tax (solid waste & recyclable) ?

  • Community Hall $24,460

  • 5 Small Community Parks 60% (CP) $123,874.20 (RP) $95,190.00 = $219,064.20


The following are a list of BC Municipalities in order of increasing populations between  900 – 1500

Cashe Creek  Population 963

(Data Needed)

  • Land Area 40 KM2   Map

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (employees) $$$

  • Planning Cost

  • Administrative Budget

  • Tax Revenue / % Residential?

  • Population 2011 – 1040 -7.4

  • Total private dwellings: 497 (Density 92.6)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 468

Services:

  • Municipal Roads (kilometers)

  • Airport

  • Cemetery

  • Water

  • Sewer

  • Fire Department

  • Outdoor Pool

  • Health Centre

  • Landfill

  • Community Hall

  • Curbside Garbage

  • Municipal Office


Kaslo – Population 2016 – 968

(Data Needed)

  • Land Area 01 KMMap

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (employees) $$$

  • Planning Cost

  • Administrative Budget

  • Tax Revenue / % Residential?

  • Population 2011 – 1031 -6.1

  • Total private dwellings: 555 (Density 321.9)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 469

Services:

  • Municipal Roads (kilometers)

  • old City Hall

  • Fire Department

  • Aerodrome (airport)

  • Library

  • Curling Rink

  • Indoor Ice Arena

  • Curbside Garbage

  • Water System?

  • Sewer?


Fraser Lake – Population 988

 

  • Land Area 07 KMMap

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (7FT, 4PT, 1PT Office Employees) ) XXX

  • Planning Cost – NO

  • Administrative Budget

  • Tax Revenue $1594523. / 19% Residential – Comm. 6.5%

  • Population 2011 – 1167 -15.3

  • Total private dwellings: 448 (Density 242.9)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 448

Services:

  • Fire Department

  • Airport

  • Water Treatment & Distribution

  • Library

  • Ice Arena (Village funds in total – revenue = 1/3 of costs)

  • Transfer Station (garbage)

  • Municipal Roads (12 paved / 6 Gravel kilometers)


Montrose – Population 996

  • Land Area 46 KMMap

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (6 employees includes 3 Public Works) $355,000

  • Planning Cost

  • Administrative Budget $488,000 wages $150,000

  • Tax Revenue $301,000 / 67% Residential/1.5% Commercial/31.5% Parcel Tax

  • Population 2011 – 1030 -3.3

  • Total private dwellings: 427 (Density 681.4)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 427

Services:

  • Fire Department

  • Sewer

  • Curbside Garbage Pickup

  • Community Hall

  • Council Chambers / Village Office

  • Water System

  • Municipal Roads (10 kilometers paved / 2 unpaved)



Valemount – Population 1021

 

  • Land Area 17 KMMap

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (8 Admin – $610,000, 5 PW $445,000 employees)

  • Planning Cost – completed boundary expansion study estimate >$80000.00

  • Administrative Budget $1,006,000 Includes admin wages

  • Public Works General Costs – $ 554,000  (inc $238,000 in pw wages)

  • Tax Revenue $670,000 / 58% Residential $387,000 / 42% Commercial $283,000

  • Population 2011 – 1020 +0.1

  • Total private dwellings: 586 (Density 197.6)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 499

Services:

 

  • Water Treatment & Distribution Public Works Water Costs $341,000 ( inc $112,000 in pw wages)

  • Sewer Public Works Sewer Costs –  $320,000 (inc $95,000 in pw wages)

  • Municipal Roads (23 kilometers)

  • Streetlights

  • Airport

  • Cemetery

  • Municipal Hall

  • Library (Village owns building)

  • Museum (Village owns building)

  • Entrance Sign

  • Curling Rink & Arena (Village owns building)

  • Fire Service

  • Solid Waste Collection

  • Transfer Station


Hudson’s Hope – Population 1015

  • Land Area 36 KMMap

    Mayor & five councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (20 employees) $1.3 Million

  • Planning Cost

  • Administrative Budget $17 million

  • Tax Revenue /17 % Residential/64% Comm.

  • Population 2011 – 970 +4.6

  • Tot private dwellings: 545 (Density 827.36)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 446

Services:

  • Outdoor Pool

  • Skating Arena

  • Library

  • Fire Service

  • Health Facility

  • Solid Waste Collection

  • Water Treatment/Distribution

  • Visitors Centre

  • Municipal Roads (33 paved 27 unpaved kilometers)

  • Municipal Hall

  • Curling Rink

  • Info Centre

  • RCMP

  • Canada Post


Salmo – Population 1141

  • Land Area 44 KMMap

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (5 FT 1PT 1 Casual employees) $300,000

  • Planning Cost Absorbed in Admin.

  • Administrative/Civic Budget

  • Tax Revenue $380,000 / 75% Residential

  • Population 2011 – 1039 +0.2

  • Total private dwellings: 572 (Density 467.0)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 547

Services:

  • Campground

  • Pool

  • Curling Rink

  • Youth Community Centre

  • Museum

  • Library

  • Fire Services

  • Residential Garbage Pick-up

  • Municipal Roads (14 kilometers)

  • Municipal Hall

  • Water System


Gold River – Population 1212

  • Land Area 10.94 KM2 Map

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (32 FT, PT, Casual & Seasonal employees) $1,7000,000

  • Planning Cost $4 000. Annually

  • Administrative Budget $553,000

  • Tax Revenue $862,300 / 59% Residential

  • Population 2011 – 1267 -4.3

  • Total private dwellings: 789 (Density 110.7)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 573

Services:

  • Health Clinic (Locum)

  • Fire Department

  • Visitors Centre

  • Curling Rink

  • Museum

  • Skating Arena

  • Community Hall / Civic Centre

  • Municipal Roads (11 kilometers)

  • Municipal Hall

  • Curbside Garbage Pick-up

  • Transfer Station

  • Water System

  • Sewer


Telkwa – Population 1327

  • Land Area 7.04 KM2 Map

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (5FT admin, 4 FT PW & 1PT(FC) employees) $903,000.00

  • Planning Cost (Admin)

  • Administrative Budget $1.8 – $2,000,000

  • Tax Revenue $806,000 / 92% Residential / 8% Comm.

  • Population 2011 – 1350 -1.7

  • Total private dwellings: 539 (Density 188.6)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 495

Services:

  • Grant Writer

  • Municipal Hall

  • Storm Sewers

  • Street Lights

  • Municipal Roads (8.64 kilometers paved & 12.45 gravel)

  • Garbage Pick-up

  • Outdoor Ice Rink

  • Library

  • Community Hall

  • Water Treatment & Distribution

  • Sewer

  • Fire Department

  • Museum


Lions Bay – Population 1334  Village Map

  • Land Area 2.53 KM2 Map

  • Mayor & four councilors Web Site

  • Annual Operating Budget (7FT, 3PT employees) $2,100,000 (approx.)

  • Planning Cost (Admin)

  • Administrative Budget $954,706

  • Tax Revenue $1.521,604. / % Residential?

  • Population 2011 – 1318 +1.2

  • Total private dwellings: 547 (Density 526.5)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 495

Services

  • Septic / Sewer (Parcel)

  • Municipal Roads (10 kilometers)

  • Water (Parcel)

  • Curb side Garbage (Parcel)

  • Village Office / Council Chambers

  • Metro Vancouver Levy

  • Translink Levy

  • BC Assessment Levy

  • MFA Levy

  • Residential Parking Permit (extra $40.)

  • Parks & Recreation

  • Storm Drains


Harrison Hot Springs – Population 1468

(Data Needed)

  • Land Area 5.57 KM2 Map

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (employees) $$$

  • Planning Cost

  • Administrative Budget

  • Tax Revenue / % Residential?

  • Population 2011 – 1468 0.0

  • Total private dwellings: 928 (Density 263.4)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 719

Services:

  • Fire Department

  • Library

  • Curb Side Garbage

  • Art Gallery

  • Memorial Hall

  • Water

  • Sewer

  • Municipal Hall

  • Municipal Roads (kilometers)


Taylor – Population 1496

(Data Needed)

  • Land Area 17.09 KM2 Map

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (employees) $$$

  • Planning Costs

  • Administrative Budget

  • Tax Revenue / % Residential?

  • Population 2011 – 1373 +7.0

  • Total private dwellings: 593 (Density 86.0)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 557

Services:

  • Pool

  • Curling Rink

  • Village Information Centre

  • Municipal Hall

  • Fire Department

  • Municipal Roads (kilometers)

  • Garbage

  • Water System


Keremeos – Population 1502

(Data Needed)

  • Land Area 2.09 KM2 Map

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (employees) $$$

  • Planning Cost

  • Administrative Budget

  • Tax Revenue / % Residential?

  • Population 2011 – 1330 +12.9

  • Total private dwellings: 782 (Density 717.5)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 732

Services:

  • Cemetery

  • Curbside Garbage

  • Municipal Roads (kilometers)

  • Sewer

  • Storm Drains

  • Municipal Buildings

  • Fire Department

  • Health Centre

  • Ice Rink

  • Pool

  • Water System


Ashcroft – Population 1558

(Data Needed)

  • Land Area 50.90 KM2 Map

  • Mayor & four councilors

  • Annual Operating Budget (employees) $$$

  • Planning Cost

  • Administrative Budget (4) Office & Admin $122,099.00

  • Tax Revenue (2015) $1,356,162.00 / % Residential

  • Population 2011 – 1628 -4.3

  • Total private dwellings: 801 (Density 30.6)

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 755

Services:

  • Water System

  • Curbside Garbage

  • Cemetery

  • Community Hall

  • Museum

  • Fire Department

  • Health Centre

  • Outdoor Pool Park

  • Skateboard Park

  • Indoor Ice Arena

  • Curling Rink

  • Library

  • Community Stage

  • Municipal Roads (kilometers)