FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – City Council is moving forward with the Capital Budget in principle.
On Monday, January 27th, 2020 Regular meeting, Council received the 2020 – 2024 Capital Budget as presented in principle with the 2020 budgeted capital expenditures being $63,243,000.
City staff were also given direction to proceed with the Peace River Agreement application submission.
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The following was reviewed by Council at the January 13th, 2020 Committee of the Whole meeting.
The staff of the city of Fort St. John share, there are $248.5 million in capital projects identified for the years 2020 through 2024.
These projects will be financed with;
- $154.2 million related to Peace River Agreement revenue
- $68.5 million from the issuance of debt
- $20.7 million from Utility reserves
- $2.5 million from the Federal Gas Tax Grant
- $1.9 million from a Provincial Conditional Grant
- $0.7 million from Developer Cost Charges
For 2020, 80% of the capital projects are financed by;
- Peace River Agreement revenue
- Utility Reserves 13%
- Provincial Conditional Grant 3%
- Federal Gas Tax 3%
- Developers Contributions 1%
Some of the Captial projects that will be worked on will be the new RCMP building, the Festival/Frostival Market, Cemetary upgrades and Surerus and Kin Park upgrades.
For a complete list of projects; CLICK HERE