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Welcome to Talktober and the City of Prince George’s annual online budget consultation. This survey will help us understand your priorities for funding various City services. We’ve included charts, web links, and a description of each section to help you complete the survey.

Enter the assessed value of your home below and the actual amounts you pay for civic services will be displayed. The default value is the representative home value for Prince George in 2019.

As you make changes to the sliders below, the amounts you would pay per year will automatically be adjusted. Thank you for participating!

Police Services Learn more

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Police protection is provided to the City of Prince George by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, through a police service contract with the Province of BC, along with municipal support staff.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Police Services?
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Fire Protection Learn more

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Fire rescue services include fire suppression and protection, fire dispatch, first responder medical services, emergency rescue capabilities, and fire prevention programs and education.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Fire Protection?
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Recreation Services (Pools, PG Conference and Civic Centre, CN Centre and Exhibition Park, and Community Arenas) Learn more

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Recreation Services delivers aquatic programming, culture and entertainment, sports and recreation, meetings and conventions, and other special events.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Recreation Services?
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Grants to community organizations and Tourism Prince George Learn more

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The Grants category includes support for local organizations that encourage physical activity, foster social connections, and provide programming for all ages and abilities. This category also includes the City’s service agreement with Tourism Prince George, which delivers both destination marketing and visitor services activities for tourists.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Grants?
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Planning, Development, and Business Services Learn more

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Planning & Development provides development review processes, community planning, business services, and public transit. Economic development works to retain and expand existing businesses and attract new businesses to the community.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Planning and Development?
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Bylaw Services Learn more

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Bylaw Services ensures the availability of on and off-street parking and maintains the health, safety and security of the community through the enforcement of the City’s bylaws.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Bylaw Services?
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Snow Control Learn more

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Snow Control involves clearing snow and ice from the City’s roads and pedestrian network to ensure winter mobility.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Snow Control?
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Roads and Transportation Learn more

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Transportation provides a road, sign, and sidewalk network that requires cleaning, maintenance, and lighting. This category also includes the ditches and storm drains that collect and manage the runoff from rainfall and snowmelt.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Transportation?
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Parks (including Cemetery) Learn more

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The Parks division develops and maintains parks, sport fields, and boulevards in order to provide a healthy physical, natural, and social environment. This category also includes the care and maintenance of the cemetery grounds and memorials.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Parks?
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Engineering Services, including the operation of civic facilities and the City equipment fleet

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City assets include civic buildings, water and sewer systems, and vehicles. Managing these assets involves optimal maintenance, renewal, replacement, and decommissioning.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Asset Management?
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Prince George Public Library Learn more

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The City provides most of the funding for the Prince George Public Library in order to support its staff and operations, acquisitions, and building maintenance.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for the Prince George Public Library?
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Corporate Services (including City Governance, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Communications and Public Engagement, Legislative Services, the Service Centre, and Procurement) Learn more

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Corporate Services provides the management and support services necessary to meet legislative and reporting requirements and to provide technological infrastructure, staff recruitment and retention, financial services, and public communication.

Would you choose to increase, decrease, or maintain current levels of funding for Corporate Services?
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General Comments

Why did you make the choices you did about the funding levels for various city services and functions?

Using Your Feedback

Information collected via this survey will be summarized and presented to Council at the beginning of its annual budget deliberations. 2020 budget meetings are scheduled to begin on January 6, 2020. The results may also inform Council’s strategic priorities, which are presented every year in the Annual Report. If you would like to receive a summary of the feedback presented through this budget survey, please provide your email below.

If you would like to be informed of other City surveys, please subscribe for email notifications through our website. Please ensure you select the “Public Consultations and Information Sessions" category.

If you are satisfied with your choices, click "Submit".