On May 17, the City Council approved the final 2016-17
City Manager's Proposed Budget (PDF), which provides a balanced budget, improves city services, and advances the hiring of police officers and firefighters. It also includes an increase in property tax revenues to close the debt service gap, a 4.2% employee compensation restoration over three years (2.9% in set aside), and other service restorations and additions. The 2016-17 budget totals $3.96 billion citywide, including $1.22 billion in the General Fund.
The City Charter and State Law require subsequent Notice of Public Hearings & 2016-17 Summary Schedules (PDF), advertising, and legal Council actions. The schedule is as follows:
Watch a 16-minute video presented at the Community Budget Hearings or
Watch & Comment on YouTube. You may also watch videos from each hearing on the City's
Economic IndicatorsReportsAnnual Budget BooksEstimate of Revenue & ExpensesManagement Intern ProgramAwards