Financial Services

Financial Services

The primary objective of the Finance Department is to provide excellence in customer service to the citizens of the City of Castlegar, City Council and staff.

The finance department focuses on issues relating to the City’s finances and providing financial advice and guidance to Council and staff.


  • Planning an annual and long-range operating and capital budget that reflects Council’s long- and short-term objectives and monitoring these budgets, with city staff, on an ongoing basis.
  • Financial Administration: provide leadership and direction in the development, coordination and administration of financial policies and procedures.
  • Safeguard and administer the assets of the City through proper internal controls, risk management, accounting systems and policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the municipalities financial records, inventory of tangible capital assets and maintain all financial operations of the enterprise.
  • Explore economic development and other opportunities that would create new streams of revenue for the City.
  • Cemetery administration.


Ola Oladele, Director of Financial Services
Email: Financial Services
Phone: 250-365-7227

Permissive Tax Exemption
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Grants-In-Aid Policy
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Castlegar City Hall,
460 Columbia Avenue
Castlegar, B.C.
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