The City of Rossland invites you to use this interactive budget simulator to help us understand your priorities and to provide feedback to Council on various city services. The results of the exercise will be reviewed by City Council and shared with the public as part of the budget process.
This budget simulator highlights the difficult choices that must be made that directly impact the taxes you pay and level of services the City of Rossland can provide.
If you have any questions or have technical difficulties please contact City Hall by email or call 250.362.7396. You may also come in to City Hall to complete your survey online.
Step 1: Enter your property assessment value in the box below to determine how your tax dollars are invested. Note that this online tool only works with Residential Assessment Values, not values from other assessment classes. There are several different options you can choose:
Step 2: Review each service description, then either answer the questions or move the slider to the (+) side to increase your contribution or to the (-) side to decrease your contribution to indicate the desired amount of tax dollars that you feel should be allocated to that service.
Step 3: Check out the Summary at the end to see how your decisions have impacted your property taxes.
Step 4: Fill out the Tell Us About Yourself section and hit SUBMIT. You will be brought to your own dedicated results page, where you can share on social media and encourage your friends and family to complete the survey.
Chart info: Your Tax Notice includes taxes from the City of Rossland (top) and several other taxing authorities (bottom). Figures below reflect the default assessment amount, if you enter a different assessment amount these values will change accordingly. Hover over the piechart slices to view the percentage allocated to each service. Hover over the color dots in the legend to view placement of each service in the pie chart. The taxes collected on behalf of Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) are targeted to specific funds that the City of Rossland subscribes to.
Thank you for your participation!