The Annual Report, as required by the Community Charter, contains information on the progress being made on the Strategic Plan, financial and organizational overview, and highlights and accomplishments over a given year.
Each year, the City of Fort St. John, as required by the Community Charter, releases audited financial statements. These documents, included in the Annual Report, are independently reviewed by external auditors who then express their opinion on the financial statements.
Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) Report
The Financial Information Act requires local governments in British Columbia to submit a Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) to the Provincial Government. This report contains information on Council and employee remuneration and expenses, supplier payments, and any severance agreements, if required.
The 2018 Statement of Financial Information was approved by Council at the May 27, 2019 Regular Council Meeting.
Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) Report
The City of Fort St. John is a signatory on an agreement between the BC Provincial Government and the Union of BC Municipalities called the BC Climate Action Charter. Through this charter, the City of Fort St. John commits to becoming carbon neutral in our corporate operations, measuring and reporting our greenhouse gas emissions, and creating a more energy-efficient community. As part of this charter, the City is able to receive a grant equivalent to 100% of the carbon tax we pay each year.