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1. What impact will the 2019 budget have on homeowners?
2. Was there any public input in the preparation of this budget?
3. What is the business planning & budget process?
4. What is the difference between the operating budget and the capital budget?
5. Besides property taxes, what other sources of funding does the City have?
6. How do Revelstoke’s property taxes compare with other nearby municipalities?
7. What is the annual operating budget for the City?
8. How is the operating budget funded?
9. What’s new in the 2019 budget?
10. Why is the property tax increase more than the Consumer Price Index?
11. Why does the City need a tax increase?
12. What does the City do to control or reduce costs?
13. Will next year’s tax increase be lower?
14. With all the growth, why do we need a tax increase?

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1. In your opinion, what overall effect do short term rentals have on the community's affordable housing markets?
2. How much of Revelstoke's housing issue is a missing middle problem? What approaches are being considered to address these housing gaps? (Low vs median income)
3. How do we regulate vacation home buyers inflating the real estate market? Is it possible to enact zoning restrictions in some areas to primary home buyers only?
4. Why not more mobile home parks?
5. How much is Whistler’s cash in leu for housing? Is it a flat fee or based on different metrics?
6. With employee housing, what happens if an employee loses their job or want to leave a job. Are they homeless?
7. If Whistler took 30 years to mature, how can we do something in 10 years or less without crashing in the process? What can be adopted now to get us started?
8. For each of the speakers who are sharing details of a well-funded housing organization; where would your community be without that dedicated housing entity?
9. What is the status of the BC housing project on Downie Street? What can be done to bring this to reality sooner?
10. WHA : can you expand on how affordability is maintained in perpetuity? Does WHA retain an equity share?
11. We need to develop micro-home communities in town and in the CSRD. Problem solved.
12. What consideration has been given to how gig economy workers with often fluctuating annual incomes fit into qualifying parameters for affordable housing?
13. How are you, as a Resort Community, leveraging OAP/MRDT taxes for affordable housing? Tools, models ?
14. What kind of anti affordable housing campaigning is Tofino experiencing and why? How are you handling this?
15. What can the tourism industry, which is driving up costs, do better to support affordable housing?
16. Can prefab/modular home construction play a role in affordable housing in Revelstoke?
17. How do you protect against base population displacement?
18. How did the communities balance the availability of housing vs short term rentals, bylaw enforcement costs vs revenue from OAP/MRDT?
19. For Al - Like Revelstoke , Sun Peaks is neighboured by resort land. Does the resort operator have a supportive role in creating affordable housing? If so, how?
20. Have any of the communities looked at infill density? (Carriage houses, zoning to allow for tiny homes in back yards etc) any success stories using that model?
21. Have age demographics been factored into future housing needs? A lot of baby boomers will be looking to downsize into the same type of units that younger
22. What do all of your organizations require from developers when they develop in your town? Ie cash in lieu, units etc ? How many/ how much?
23. Is it possible that we may never get ahead of the housing issue because so many people want to live in Revelstoke?
24. Has the city considered approaching the rail yard about building a multi level parking structure to free up city lots downtown for infill development?
25. Can we get actual action rather than lip service from our municipal government? Or should we expect similar results to our updated DCC’s?
26. Is there an opportunity to reduce DCC fees for the first X number of accessory dwellings developed in Revelstoke to promote faster development?
27. Would Revelstoke consider a speculation and vacancy tax to combat housing infrastructure sitting empty and help reduce market pressures from second homeowners?
28. Do your municipalities have issues with a lack of willing developers?
29. Instead of wanting to ban tiny houses and motor home, why can't we provide quality and safe version? For example having standards and inspections.
30. Paul mentioned the risk of developers turning their backs on us due to high development costs - why not try to push the limit? We are far from it.

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1. Building Permit
2. Demolition Permit
3. Interior Renovations
4. Other

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1. New Business Licence
2. Update to an Existing Business Licence
3. Cancelling a Business Licence
4. Encroachment Permit
5. Cannabis Licence
6. Liquor Licence
7. Mobile Vendor
8. Sign Permit

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1. Providing ID
2. Authority to Seize & Impound
3. Authority to Enter Property

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1. What is the current framework for cannabis use in the City of Revelstoke?
2. What is the process the City is undertaking to prepare for cannabis legalization on October 17, 2018?
3. How can residents of Revelstoke provide in input?
4. What is the federal government’s responsibility in cannabis sales and production?
5. What is the provincial government’s responsibility in cannabis sales and production?
6. What is the City’s responsibility in cannabis sales and production?
7. Why is it important for the City to pass local regulations prior to legalization?
8. Will residents have an opportunity to provide input if new cannabis-related businesses are proposed in the City?
9. What is the City able to regulate?
10. Where will cannabis be grown?
11. Will I be able to grow cannabis at home?
12. As a londlord or as part of a strata, what are my rights in terms of restricting cannabis cultivation on my property?
13. How can I currently access cannabis for medical purposes and will this change with legalization of recreational cannabis?
14. What about all of the existing cannabis retails stores / dispensaries? Are they legal?
15. Will “cannabis cafes” be legal once cannabis is legal?
16. Will cannabis edibles (food products) be legal?
17. Who will regulate cannabis sales?
18. How will cannabis retail stores obtain their product?
19. What happens when cannabis is legalized on October 17, 2018?
20. What are the ricks of cannabis use?
21. What are the economic impacts of cannabis-related businesses?
22. How can I open a cannabis business in Revelstoke?
23. When can private retailers apply for a license?
24. How can I purchase cannabis once legalized on October 17, 2018?
25. Where can I find more information on cannabis for medical and non-medical purposes?

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1. What is the population of Revelstoke?

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1. What City services are available to residents?
2. Where can I find out what Revestoke businesses are open?
3. What do I do if I don't feel well?
4. Where do I find information on local public Transit?
5. How do I find out more about self-isolation?
6. How many COVID-19 cases are confirmed in British Columbia?
7. Where do I find information about Provincial support?
8. Where do I find information on COVID-19 in Canada?
9. Where do I find information COVID-19 in the interior?
10. Where do I find reliable information about local health and social services in the community?
11. Where do I find information issued by the Public Health Officer?
12. How do I know what Essential Services are?

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1. How can I pay my property taxes?
2. When are my property taxes due?

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1. How do I get my wood stove, pellet stove, or chimney inspected?
2. How many calls does the Fire Department respond to annually?
3. Do I need a permit for open burning?

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1. Is insurance manditory?
2. Where will the event take place?
3. Will your event require a business license?
4. Will the event require road closures?
5. Will there be food sales?
6. Will alcohol be served?
7. Will you be hosting a raffle, 50/50 draw or other form of gaming event?

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1. 1. What are the living wages in BC?
2. 2. How is the 2019 living wage different from previous years?
3. 3. Why are the 2019 living wages lower?
4. 4. Are all families with children benefitting from these new child care investments?
5. 5. Why do you calculate for a family of four/ What about other family types?
6. 6. What about housing expenses?
7. 7. What should employers pay this year?
8. 8. What is the living wage/ How is the living wage calculated?
9. 9. Why is the living wage calculated every year?
10. 10. Why does the living wage vary across the province?
11. 11. How does the living wage compare to the minimum wage?
12. 12. Should the living wage become the minimum wage?
13. 13. Does this relate to the provincial government’s new legislation on employment standards?

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1. How many units are proposed under the new zoning and how many could be constructed under the current zoning?
2. Will vacation rentals be permitted?
3. Is this development considered high density?
4. Is the minimum 5% parkland being dedicated as part of this development?
5. Has a traffic impact study been undertaken for the proposed development?
6. How does this proposal contribute to the City’s current housing challenges?
7. What community amenities is the developer providing as part of this development?
8. How will pedestrian connectivity be achieved to ensure access from Hay Road to the school?
9. Is this development proposal in line with the City’s Official Community Plan?
10. Why is this application being considered when the City is undergoing an Official Community Plan (OCP) review process?
11. Can applications for “large scale development” be put on hold until planning documents (OCP, DCC bylaw, Servicing Standards etc.) are updated?

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1. How many fields are there?
2. Do I have to book a field to use it?
3. Can I camp at any City Parks?

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1. How do I register for programs online ?
2. What is the capacity for large weddings and events?
3. How do I register my child for a swim program?
4. Are there instructor or program opportunities with Parks, Recreation & Culture?

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1. Development Permit
2. Development Variance Permit
3. Board of Variance
4. Heritage Alteration Permit
5. Temporary Use Permit
6. Rezoning
7. Official Community Plan (OCP) Amendment
8. Subdivision
9. Road Closure
10. Charges or Notices on Title

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1. What is a Residential Utility Invoice?
2. Why did the city make this change to residential utility invoicing?
3. When will I receive the new Residential Utility Invoice?
4. When is the Residential Utility Invoice due?
5. How do I make payment on my Residential Utility invoice?
6. What happens if I miss the due date for the Residential Utility invoice?
7. I was previously paying my property tax notice (which included residential utilities) with the city installment plan – is there an installment plan for residential utilities?
8. How do I join the Residential Utility Installment Plan?
9. My mortgage holder or bank has been paying my property tax in the past, with utilities being removed from the property tax notice, what do I need to do?

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1. What is TELUS Insights?
2. What it is the Revelstoke TELUS Insights project?
3. Why is Revelstoke conducting this project?
4. Who is leading this project?
5. What about privacy?
6. What kind of data will be collected?
7. How will the data be used?
8. How will the City communicate the findings with the public?
9. What is the project timeline?
10. What are the next steps?

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1. Further Information on TUP2020-01 Application
2. Will this development visually impact neighbouring properties within Johnson Heights?
3. Why is the City considering a Temporary Use Permit for RMR employee housing in Johnson Heights when there is a neighbourhood planning process underway?
4. Can the City refuse to accept an application for a Temporary Use Permit on the subject property?
5. Why is the workforce housing not located on lands owned by Revelstoke Mountain Resort (RMR)?
6. Will there be a public hearing? How can I provide comments to Council on the proposed Temporary Use Permit?
7. When will Council be considering the Temporary Use Permit?
8. If approved by Council, how long will this development last? Can a Temporary Use Permit be renewed?
9. What will happen when the workforce housing is no longer needed? Is the City responsible to restore the site to its original state?
10. Will this type of development impact neighbouring property values?
11. Traffic is currently an issue in Johnson Heights. Adding more vehicle trips per day will only add to the issue. How is the City addressing this?