Government Finance Officers
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Friday, June 7, 2019

Previous quarterly survey results: Elected Official Remuneration

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Please take the time to complete this survey. 

Thank you to Sheena Moore of Revelstoke for the online forum post that prompted the quarterly question on staffing levels of local government finance departments. A special thank you to Chris Calder of Regional District of Fraser-Fort George for providing a regional district perspective to the survey.

The survey was presented to the membership March 18th and received 55 unique responses upon closing June 7.

The results for all local government combined are as follows: 


Average Total Employees

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The data for municipalities and regional districts were broken down into size and/or budget, the results are as follows:

AVERAGE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES IN LOCAL GOV'T FINANCE DEPARTMENTS BY SIZE 

                Municipalities                                             Regional Districts

Muni Employees Rd Employees

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PERCENTAGE OF LOCAL GOV'T FINANCE DEPARTMENTS THAT OVERSEE OTHER FUNCTIONS 

          Municipalities                                             Regional Districts

 

Muni Function

Rd Function

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 PERCENTAGE OF LOCAL GOV'T FINANCE DEPARTMENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MAIN FRONT COUNTER SERVICES BY SIZE

           Municipalities                                             Regional Districts

Muni Front Counter Rd Front Counter

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HOW LOCAL GOV'TS CHARGE UTILITY RATES BY SIZE

          Municipalities                                             Regional Districts

Muni UtilitiesRd Utilities 

 

Thank you to all who participated in this questionnaire. The online Forum is a great place to continue the conversation. 

If you have a topic for a future quarterly question please contact the office at office@gfoabc.ca or 250-382-6871. 

 

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