Budget Development

FY2023 Budget Development

City Council met on May 9, 2022 to adopt five ordinances and resolutions related to the adoption of the FY 2023 budget which runs from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.
1.  Reaffirmation of the Real Estate tax rate at $1.22 for every $100 of fair market value of such property.
2.  Amendment of the FY 2023 Fee Compendium to eliminate Library Fines. 
3.  Adoption of Annual General, Stormwater Utility, Civic Facilities, Parking, Risk Management, School General, and School Food Services appropriations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023.  The adopted General Fund budget is $324,789,000, an increase of $17.159 million, or 5.6% over the FY 2022 adopted budget.
4.  Endorsement of the Capital Improvement Program Update for FY 2023 - 2027.  In the Capital Improvement Plan, $46.250 million is allocated for projects in FY 2023.  The total Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2023-2027 is comprised of capital projects with estimated expenditures of $283,781,061.
5.  Adoption of a Pay Plan for officers, employees, Council-appointed officers and Constitutional Officers of the City; and authorization for certain salary adjustments and merit increases and monthly stipends for certain board and commission members, effective July 1, 2022.  A 5.0% pay increase for employees, further implementation of a compensation step plan for eligible public safety was approved as part of the adopted budget process.

On June 6, 2022 City Council will considered and approved the 2022 – 2023 HUD Annual Plan. 

The Adopted Budget Document will be presented to City Council on Monday, June 21st, 2022.  Hard copies will be available in the Department of Finance, the Main Library Branch, and the City Clerk's Office.  The document will also be posted on-line and is the recommended viewing method in order to take advantage of links to other documents throughout.

There has been many presentations leading up to the adoption all of which may be viewed in the links found below. The process began on November 29, 2021 with a City Council Planning Workshop. Briefings to City Council were provided on a monthly.  The Recommended Budget was presented on April 18, 2022 along with any final feedback discussions items taking place at Budget Study on May 2, 2022.

  1. FY2023
  2. FY2022
  3. FY2021
  4. FY2020

Important Dates, Presentations and Official Documents