What are financial policies?
Financial policies are intended to serve as a Council-approved set of values and expectations for Council members, City staff, citizens, and other interested parties who may do business with the City. The policies describe expectations for financial planning, budgeting, accounting, reporting, and other management practices.
2017–2018 Budget Priorities
The 2017–2018 budget includes improvements to public safety, infrastructure, as well as adding programs for youth and teens. Because our revenues don’t often match the amount of need in our community, sound fiscal management is also a priority. The budget outlines ways to make city operations more efficient and effective.
The total two-year budget is $81.9 million and includes $53 million in General Fund expenditures. The major elements and themes of the 2017–2018 budget are: