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.
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)
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