Monday, September 19, 2016

Vernon citizens invited to have their say on City budget

by Vernon Vernon posted Sep 19, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Vernon’s Citizen Budget is live and residents can now use the interactive budget simulator to help Council and administration understand the public’s priorities on various services provided by the City. The survey is open from September 19 to October 14.The Vernon Citizen Budget includes charts, links and background information on various services to help guide participants throughout the consultation. The process allows residents to see what Council considers when deliberating on the budget and provide their own thoughts and priorities. Input from participants will be reviewed by Mayor and Council as part of their budget discussions and decisions.

Every completed survey with a valid email address is automatically entered into a prize draw. Participants could win one of five Vernon Recreation Centre passes or one of 10 gift cards.

To use the Vernon Citizen Budget, visit


The City of Vernon is currently planning for the 2017 budget process and is encouraging residents to provide their input using an interactive online budgeting tool. The Vernon Citizen Budget will be open for public input from September 19 to October 14, and will incorporate an interactive slider that allows residents to provide valuable input on whether they would increase, decrease or maintain spending related to services and programs in Vernon. -

Vernon’s Citizen Budget goes live on September 19 at

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