Annual Budgets

By City Charter, "no later than the first day of February of each year, each department and board of the City shall submit an itemized estimate of its expected income and expenditures."

In March of each year, the City Manager shall present a recommended budget for the next fiscal year. This budget proposal is available to the public for review. A public hearing on the budget proposal shall be held before its final adoption with a notice of the public hearing published at least one week in advance.

At a regular meeting in April, the Council, by resolution, adopts a budget for the ensuring fiscal year. The resolution must detail the expenditures, the sum to be raised by taxation and the payments of principal and interest on indebtedness. The City's most recent budgets are included below: