School District 69 (Qualicum) is holding public information sessions to start the 2011/12 school year budget process.
This is chance to provide the board with input on what the district budget priorities should be as they begin developing the operating budget.
There will be round table discussions, with the resulting suggestions going to the Board of Education.
Budget deliberations will continue in a series of board meetings to be held on March 29, April 13, 20 and 26 in the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre Forum at 7 p.m. which will also be open to the public.
The first public sessions are being held concurrently from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at both Qualicum Beach and Springwood Middle Schools for the public’s convenience next Thursday, February 10.