Thank you for visiting our website. We’re committed to helping residents know how their tax dollars are allocated, making information transparent and understandable, and involving the community in our budget process. As part of our continuing enhancements this site was redesigned to help you more easily find budget information, learn more about how the budget process works, and to participate.
2013-14 Adopted Budget
The 2013-14 budget totals $3.503 billion citywide, including $1.128 billion in the General Fund. The Phoenix 2013-14 Summary Budget outlines further information on the City budget, services to the community, and descriptions of major financial policies. In 2013-14, the city is restoring and enhancing important community services in key areas such as police, fire, parks, libraries, street maintenance, bike lanes, after-school programs and others, reflecting the resident input received at 20 community budget hearings. The 2013-14 budget also includes the highest ever contingency reserve fund and demonstrates a continued commitment to financial excellence.
Zero-Based Inventory of Programs Budget Document
The Zero-Based Inventory of Programs Budget document was presented to the City Council on February 11. The Inventory of Programs outlines costs, revenue, staffing levels, funding source, and other detail for more than 400 programs Citywide. The Inventory of Programs presents the City’s budget by program, the key component of a Zero-Based Budget approach. The document is one element of a detailed and comprehensive presentation of the budget.
The General Fund budget update and five-year forecast was presented to the City Council on January 28. The report begins the 2014-15 budget preparation season. It has three components: current year General Fund update, 2014-15 preliminary budget status, and five-year General Fund forecast. The City Manager’s Trial Budget will be presented in March and will include proposals to provide a balanced 2014-15 budget.
We invite you to explore and become familiar with the features on our site. If you have any questions or feedback, please contact us. For the most recent budget related documents refer to the Reports section. For the most recent revenue update refer to the General Fund revenue report.