Annual report highlights City of Revelstoke’s activities over the past year

New city annual report highlights city activities over the past year.

Revelstoke City Hall. Photo: Revelstoke Mountaineer file photo

The City of Revelstoke’s 206/2017 annual report is now available. The report highlights a number of projects over the past year.

These include the amalgamation of Big Eddy Waterworks, the annexation of 23 properties in the Thomas Brook area, and the roundabout on Victoria Road.

Other highlights of the report include:

-Council has begun a process to develop a long-term financial plan for the city. This has included a review of the current debt and the city’s reserves and surpluses.

-The approval of a public participation policy and a development approval procedures bylaw. Both of these policies are aimed at strengthening the city’s commitment to public participation on issues that affect citizens and the community.

-At the end of 2016, the city has $8.4 million in reserves for future capital expenditures.

-More than $30 million in hotel revenues.

-The completion of a number of tourism related projects in 2016, including: upgrades to washrooms in Grizzly Plaza; improvements to Grizzly Plaza band shell lighting; completion of the Snowmobile Welcome Centre; enhancing fairways and greens at the Revelstoke Golf Club; purchase of a new shuttle bus for the winter shuttle service; and trail improvements from the Revelstoke Railway Museum to Mount Revelstoke National Park.

This is just a very high level summary. City affairs followers will want to read the whole report, which is embedded here:

City of Revelstoke 2016/2017 Annual Report by Revelstoke Mountaineer on Scribd

Correction: An error in the annual report led to the Mountaineer incorrectly stating the number of annexed properties in the Thomas Brook area. This has now been updated.