Financial Excellence. The Budget & Research Department is committed to maintaining a fiscally sound and sustainable financial plan and budget that reflects community values and resident priorities.
On June 5, the
2019-20 City Council Budget Decision (PDF) and the
2019-24 Capital Improvement Program (PDF) was tentatively approved at the Formal City Council meeting, which provided a balanced budget.
Building on the
Trial Budget (PDF) presented on March 19, the budget adds additional elements that follow the City Council and community's priorities gathered at the 20 citywide community budget hearings.
The 2019-20 annual budget preserves existing City services and makes significant investments in Public Safety, Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization, Community Services , Infrastructure Maintenance, Census 2020 and employee compensation.
Upcoming Important Budget Dates:
Budget and Research held 20 Community Budget Hearings around Phoenix
from April 2- 18 to present the City Manager's Trial Budget to the community and gather public feedback and input. This feedback was taken into consideration by the City Council and City Manager to develop the budget for the new year.
City Manager's Proposed Trial Budget (PDF)
2019-20 Trial Budget Summary Booklet in English (PDF)
Spanish: Presupuesto de Phoenix para revisión comunitaria (PDF)
Watch videos from each budget hearing
2019-20 Budget Hearings Summary Minutes (PDF)
Use Online Form to Submit Your Feedback
Use the Playlist menu (upper left corner of video) to watch a specific Budget Hearing video.
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August-February: Revenue and expenditure estimates are updated.
April: Public budget hearings are held and input is provided to Council.
May: City Manager's Budget presented and Council provides policy guidance.
June: Tentative and Final budgets are presented to Council and the 5-year Capital Improvement Program is adopted.
July: Council adopts the property tax rates and property tax levies specified in the budget.
2019-20 Budget Adoption Calendar (PDF)
Learn how City operations are funded and how tax dollars are spent. Explore all the City programs and services.
City Council MeetingsFinancePhoenix CheckbookPublic Record Requests
See List of Budget Awards
Community Budget Hearings (PDF) (FUTURE)
Balancing Act Graphic and link (FUTURE)
Learn how the budget is prepared annually and how to get involved in the budget process.