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2022 - 2026 Financial Plan

ACRD Five-Year Financial Plan

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) Board of Directors is required to adopt, by bylaw, a five-year financial plan by March 31 of each year, as per Section 374 of the Local Government Act.

Presented and adopted at the Board of Directors Meeting - March 23, 2022:

To view the ACRD's Financial Plan Bylaw, download the document here:
ACRD Financial Plan Bylaw

The Process

The draft 2022 to 2026 ACRD five-year financial plan has been developed by staff. Part of this process includes various budget deliberation meetings with ACRD Committees and the Board of Directors between January and March of 2022.

All of these meetings are open to the public. There are several ways for the public to participate in ACRD meetings as defined below.

Meeting Date & Time
Committee-of-the-Whole
Grant-In-Aid Application Considerations
Thursday, February 10
10:00 am
Committee-of-the-Whole
Financial Plan & Budget Deliberations
  • 2022 - 2026 Draft Financial Plan Presentation Feb 16
  • Wednesday, February 16
    1:30 pm
    Committee-of-the-Whole
    Continued Budget Deliberations (tentative-if necessary)
    Wednesday, February 23
    10:00 am
    ACRD Board of Directors Meeting
    2022-2026 ACRD Financial Plan Public Consultation
  • 2022 - 2026 Draft Financial Plan Presentation Feb 23
  • Wednesday, February 23
    1:30 pm
    Alberni Valley & Bamfield Services
    Thursday, February 24
    10:00 am
    Electoral Area Directors
    Thursday, February 24
    1:30 pm
    Committee-of-the-Whole
    Continued Budget Deliberations
    Wednesday, March 9
    10:00 am
    ACRD Board of Directors Meeting
    Continued Budget Deliberations
    Wednesday, March 23
    1:30 pm

    Community Presentations:

  • 2022 - 2026 Financial Plan Presentation - Bamfield Community Affairs Feb 22
  • 2022 - 2026 Financial Plan Presentation - City of Port Alberni Feb 22
  • 2022 - 2026 Financial Plan Presentation - Sproat Lake Feb 28
  • Public Consultation
    2022 Public Participation

    As per Section 375 of the Local Government Act, the ACRD Board of Directors must undertake a process of public consultation regarding the proposed financial plan before it is adopted.

    The public consultation of the ACRD five-year financial plan will take place at the beginning of the ACRD Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, February 23 at 1:30 pm. Regional District staff will present the draft five-year financial plan, and the public will be given an opportunity to ask questions and/or provide input into the financial plan at this meeting.

    Public Participation

    All ACRD open Board and Committee meetings are currently being held in person in the ACRD Board Room or via Zoom Webinar.

    There are several ways for the public to participate in ACRD Board and Committee meetings:

    • Watch Board & Committee Meetings Live
      • All ACRD open Board and Committee meetings are recorded and livestreamed to YouTube on the ACRD Website. To watch a meeting live:
        1. Go to the ACRD homepage
        2. View the calendar on the upper left hand corner of the homepage
        3. Click on the date of the meeting you wish you watch
        4. You will be directed to the meeting page (a copy of the meeting agenda is available for viewing on this page by clicking on the PDF link)
        5. Click on the YouTube link to watch the meeting live
    • Register to participate in a Board/Committee Meeting via Zoom Webinar
      1. Go to the ACRD homepage
      2. View the calendar on the upper left hand corner of the homepage
      3. Click on the date of the meeting you wish to participate in
      4. You will be directed to the meeting page (a copy of the meeting agenda is available for viewing on this page by clicking on the PDF link)
      5. Click on the link "Register to Participate"
    • Apply to appear as a Delegation
      • To speak to the ACRD Board or a Committee you can apply to appear as a delegation. Delegations are given 10 minutes at the beginning of the meeting to present an issue or topic. To apply, email the Corporate Officer at wthomson@acrd.bc.ca or call 250-720-2706.
    • Providing Questions/Comments on an ACRD Board or Committee Agenda Item
      • can be emailed to responses@acrd.bc.ca. Any questions/comments received to this email address are read out by the Corporate Officer at the respective meeting.
      • If appearing in person at the ACRD Boardroom, masks & social distancing are required.

    Questions/Comments - ACRD Five-Year Financial Plan: If you have any questions/comments on the 2022 - 2026 five-year Financial Plan, you can email budget@acrd.bc.ca. Regional District staff will respond to your email in a timely manner. We welcome your input.