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.

Council priorities

Approved five Council priorities that guide the development of the budget.

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.

2022 Budget

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

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

We’ve launched a participatory budgeting process to distribute additional revenue collected through West End permit parking fees.