2024 Budget update

On December 11, 2023, Council reviewed three budget options outlined in the 2024-2028 Five-Year Financial Plan Context Presentation. Each option—a “Minimum Budget”, a “Preferred Budget” and a “Best Practice Budget”—addressed different service level choices along with the appropriate proposed tax increase. The 2024 Budget engagement forum will be open to public from Wednesday, January 3 to Friday, January 19, 2024. Budget details are available here: 


Previous Budgets

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Approval Process

Every year, the District proposes a budget and collects community feedback prior to Council consideration and approval.

View the links below to learn more about each year's budget process on westvancouverITE, the District's online engagement platform.


The 2022-2026 Five-Year Financial Plan was awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting and satisfying nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. This is the 11th consecutive year that the District has received the award.