Budget Development

On Monday, May 15th, City Council met and adopted the Recommended FY2017 – 2018 Budget and other related items as noted below: 
  1. A Certificate of the Director of Finance advising that funds required for the 2017 - 2018 General Fund, Stormwater Utility Fund, Civic Facilities Fund, Parking Fund, Risk Management Fund, School Fund, School Food Fund and Grant Fund budgets will be available for appropriation, subject to the adoption of the revenue measures proposed by the Acting City Manager in the May 15, 2017 City Council Agenda. 
  2. Adoption and reaffirmation of real estate tax rates. 
  3. Amendment of the City Code in connection with the implementation of a Solid Waste fee, effective January 1, 2018. 
  4. Amendment of the City’s Fee Compendium for parking fee rate adjustments. 
  5. Adoption of Annual General, Stormwater Utility, Civic Facilities Fund, Parking Fund, Risk Management Fund, School Fund, School Food Fund and Grant Fund budgets appropriations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018.
  6. Endorsement of a certain update to the Five-year Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2018 - 2022; and appropriation of funds in connection therewith. 
  7. Appropriation of FY2018 funds for Enterprise Zone. 
  8. Approval of the 2017 - 2018 HUD Consolidated Plan and 2018 Annual Plan; and authorization to submit documentation to HUD for final review. 
  9. Adoption of a Pay Plan for officers, employees, Council appointed officers and Constitutional Officers of the City; and authorization for certain salary adjustments and merit increases and monthly stipends for certain board and commission members, effective July 1, 2017.
  1. FY2019
  2. FY2018
  3. FY2017
  4. FY2016

Important Dates, Presentations and Official Documents

September 22, 2017: Council Strategic Planning Retreat (pdf)

November 13, 2017: City Leadership Kickoff meeting and Budget System becomes available (for City Directors and Staff only)

December 1, 2017 9:00 AM City Council Chambers: Outside Agency mandatory instructional meeting

December 4, 2017: Priority Indicators and Performance Measure Document (pdf) available (shows FY 2017 results)

Future calendar dates for the FY19 budget process are yet to be established.