Wetaskiwin city budget leaves surplus

With the proposed budget the city will have a surplus of $24,263.

Wetaskiwin city council approved a proposed 2016 budget at it’s Dec. 14 meeting. The proposed revenue is set at approximately $34,675,182, expenditures at $34,650,919. The capital projects budget is just over $12.9 million with $493,900 coming from the city’s tax base.

With the proposed budget the city will have a surplus of $24,263.

Within the proposed budget: there is an administration net cost of approximately $3 million with no surpluses coming from any sub-departments.

Protective Services has a net cost of $3.9 million with no surpluses from any departments.

Transportation has a net cost of $3.6 million. There is a proposed surplus of $7,411 coming out of building inspections; breaking even in equipment pool and common services; and no expected revenue in sidewalk maintenance.

Environmental Treatment net cost is set at $51,247, with the entire budget wrapped up in garbage collection and disposal, as there is no proposed net cost in sanitary sewage services and treatment and water supply and distribution.

The Economic Development net costs is $304,902 and Recreation and Culture is approximately $5 million.

Other revenues come in with a proposed surplus of $2.27 million.

The budget proposes $688,245 will be transferred to the infrastructure fund and another $493,900 transferred to the capital program.

Within the 2016 Capital Projects budget some of the larger expenditures include: Main Street phase three and four construction, $8 million; public works paving utilities,1.2 million. The remaining projects are all proposed to come in under $1 million.

 

Just Posted

Two adults, two youths from Maskwacis charged in ATV, gun theft

Wetaskiwin RCMP Investigate Break, Enter & Theft and Weapons Offences - Arrests

The importance of pregnancy checking the cow herd

Knowing which cows are pregnant can help with strategic selection of the herd

Two holiday cake recipes

Cranberry Orange Cake the perfect recipe for after Christmas dinner

Millet discussed natural gas in 1946

A Look At Millet In 1946, 1947 and 1948

VIDEO: Success of wildlife corridors in Banff National Park has advocates wanting more

Demand for more highway protection escalated after seven elk were killed by a semi-trailer near Canmore

Rebels win two straight heading into Christmas break

Two third period goals give Red Deer 3-1 win over Swift Current

Five things of note from Trudeau’s mandate letters to his ministers

Some marching orders come from the Liberal Party’s campaign, while others are new additions

Scheer’s resignation tips party into internal war over school tuition payments

The Conservatives have a Toronto convention already scheduled for April

Blackfalds RCMP officer’s firearm discharged in struggle

Red Deer and Sylvan Lake RCMP assist after police vehicle stolen

Indigenous mother wins $20,000 racial discrimination case against Vancouver police

Vancouver Police Board ordered to pay $20,000 and create Indigenous-sensitivity training

‘He was good for the West:’ Sadness, surprise in Saskatchewan over Scheer

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and his predecessor, Brad Wall, both thanked Andrew Scheer

Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority

Conservative Party wins 365 seats in the House of Commons

Couple who bought $120k banana duct-taped to wall say artwork will be ‘iconic’

Pair compared it to Warhol’s ‘Campbell’s Soup Cans,’ which was initially ‘met with mockery’

Most Read