Budget Info

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City Manager's Trial Budget

The City Manager’s Trial Budget (PDF) for fiscal year 2017-18 was presented at the March 21 City Council Policy Session.  The Trial Budget provides the Mayor and City Council, the community, and our employee groups an opportunity to review a proposed balanced budget well in advance of the deadlines for making final budget decisions. 


City Manager’s Trial Budget (PDF)General Fund Proposed Budget Additions (PDF)Non-General Fund Proposed Budget Additions (PDF)General Fund Revenue Estimates (PDF)

Community Budget Hearings

The Trial Budget will be presented to Phoenix residents at a variety of locations between April 4-20 at 17 community budget hearings (PDF).  As a result of public input, changes could be made when the City Manager’s Proposed Budget is presented on May 9.  Feedback may be provided at the budget hearings or submitted online.

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View Summary Minutes from Each Hearing (PDF)

 Trial Budget Summary Booklet


The Trial Budget Summary Booklet (PDF) provides an overview of the 2017-18 proposed budget. It contains both general and detailed information about the Trial Budget. The booklet will also be available at the Community Budget Hearings. En Español Folleto de resumen del Presupuesto de Prueba (PDF).

2017-18 Budget Adoption Calendar

  • May 9 - City Manager's Proposed Budget
  • May 23 - Council Budget Decision
  • June 7 - Adopt Tentative Budget Ordinance
  • June 21 - Adopt Final Budget Ordinance & Funding Plan
  • July 6 - Property Tax Levy Ordinance Adoption

To review 2017-18 budget development documents, visit the Reports section .

5-Year Capital Improvement Program

The 2017-22 Preliminary Capital Improvement Program (CIP) (PDF) was presented at the March 21 City Council Policy Session.  The five-year program totals $4.6 billion, with a $1.26 billion program for 2017-18.  The CIP represents investments in the long-term health of our community.


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Budget & Research

The Budget & Research Department is committed to helping residents understand how their tax dollars are allocated. We make information transparent and easy to understand. The community is invited to be involved in the budget process. Explore this site to learn about the city's budget process and how to participate.

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General Fund Revenue

For the most recent revenue update refer to the General Fun​d Revenue Report (PDF). For additional budget related documents refer to the Reports Section.​​

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