​The Richmond School District is committed to engaging the community as we prepare the annual budget. The Board values the support of the Richmond community and has developed an inclusive process to ensure the community is informed and involved in the budget process.

November 2019 - December 2019

  • Update current year operating budget based on actual Sept 30 enrolment and changes to projected revenue and cost factors
  • Update three-year enrolment projections
  • Prepare 2020/2021 Budget Process/Timeline for Board Approval (Dec 11)
  • Ministry of Education recalc of 2019/2020 Operating Grant (Dec 20)

January 2020 - February 2020

  • Finalize the 2019/2020 Amended Annual Budget
  • Budget workshops for Trustees
  • Develop public consultation process on budget
  • Board approval of 2019/2020 Amended Annual Budget (February 12)
  • Provincial Government budget announcement (February 18)
  • Development of the 2020/2021 and Three-Year Base Budgets
  • Develop 2020/2021 potential proposed budget adjustments

March 2020

  • Ministry of Education 2020/2021 Operating Grant announced (March 13)
  • Finalize 2020/2021 and Three-Year Base Budgets
  • Finalize list of potential proposed budget adjustments
  • January 2020 - April 2020
  • Provide budget updates and gather feedback and input through the Budget Advisory Working Group
  • Gather stakeholder/public input/feedback on budget
  • Budget information updates for stakeholders, trustees and public

April 2020

  • Board consideration of stakeholder and public input and feedback (Committee of the Whole)
  • Board deliberations on proposed budget adjustments

May 2020

  • Board approval of 2020/2021 Annual Budget (May 13)

Members of the community are welcome to submit ideas and suggestions by email to sd38budgetfeedback@sd38.bc.ca or in writing to the Office of the Secretary-Treasurer, Board of Education of School District No. 38, 7811 Granville Avenue, Richmond, BC V6Y 3E3.

Budget Feedback