Understanding the City's budget and finances

Learn how we make financial decisions, what the budget process is, and get a general overview of how budget decisions impact you.

Budget and you: Benefits

There are many ways that our annual budget benefits you - in your home, on your street, in your community, and throughout your city.

Money in: Funding the budget

How we fund the budget. Approximately three quarters of the money we use to run the city comes from property taxes and utility fees.

Money out: Running the city

The capital and operating budgets and how we spend City funds.

2019 Budget

Our annual budget outlines how tax dollars and funding will be invested to help provide services.

Budget 2020: Feedback and engagement

Your feedback helps us decide where to focus city spending.

Financial reports and information

Quarterly financial reports, annual financial reports, and statements of financial information.

Investor relations

Debenture and bond programs, financial reports and information, credit ratings, and Treasury Services contacts.

Participatory budgeting

Participatory budgeting involves citizens in government spending decisions that impact or benefit them. We have initiated a pilot participatory budgeting project for the West End and we need your help.