The Budget Department is responsible for presenting a complete financial plan to the Mayor and Common Council for the ensuing fiscal year and for the management of the city's revenues and expenditures throughout the year. The financial plan includes preparation of the budgets for all City funds and a five year capital improvement program for the Capital Projects Board. The Budget Department analyzes the financial condition of the city by completing the following tasks:

  • Balancing its management resources as well as physical and financial assets against its statutory obligations and service delivery commitments
  • Formulating recommendations for improved management of the city's operations
  • Carrying out management and productivity improvement studies of departmental organizations, functions, and procedures