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Budget 2015-2016

Below is a summary of the Coquitlam Board of Education's budget process for 2015-2016.


  • About the Budget Process - Community Consultation Guide
  • Board of Education’s Role
  • Preliminary Budget Report and Open House - the Preliminary Budget was presented at the Special Public Board Meeting on April 7, 2015 at 7 p.m. The event was held at the Winslow Centre Gymnasium. Following, there was an Open House to meet with Trustees and key staff.
  • Delegation Presentations - Public presentations were held at the Regular Board Meeting on April 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Winslow Centre Gymnasium.
  • Budget Twitter Chat - An opportunity for the public to ask question about the Preliminary Budget. The Twitter chat was held on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. using #sd43budget
  • Budget Recommendations - presented at the April 21, 2015 Special Public Board Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Winslow Centre Gymnasium
  • Glossary of Terms  


Budget Community Consultation Events

Community consultation events took place from April 7-21, 2015, followed by three Board of Education Meetings where the preliminary budget, delegations and final budget were presented and approved by the Board of Education. In addition we also had a Twitter chat to connect with those who could not attend the meetings.

Special Public Meeting - Presentation of 2015 - 2016 Preliminary Budget
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7 p.m.
Winslow Centre Gymnasium
1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam, BC

The School District  presented the 2015/ 2016 Preliminary Budget to the community and held an Open House immediately after to provide the community an opportunity to speak to Trustees and key staff on their ideas and opinions.

Regular Board Meeting - Delegation Presentations
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:30 p.m. 
Winslow Centre Gymnasium
1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam, BC
Delegations presented to the Board on specific aspects of the budget.

Twitter Chat
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4p.m. - 5 p.m.
This one hour session provided a virtual avenue for the public to give input into the preliminary budget. @sd43bc used the hashtag #sd43budget to facilitate the conversation. 

Special Public Board Meeting - Final Budget Presentation and Board Approval
Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 7 p.m.
Winslow Centre Gymnasium
1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam, BC
The annual budget was presented to the Board for approval. This final budget incorporated changes requested by the Board based on public input.

There was also an opportunity for public questions at each of the meetings outlined.



School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
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