Proposed Scottsdale FY 2016-17 budget available for review

The city of Scottsdale’s proposed fiscal year 2016-17 budget and capital improvement plan has been provided to the city council and posted online. The budget balances modest projected increases in revenue with additional expenses in priority areas.

The proposed budget is a starting point for additional conversations with the city council and the community before final budget adoption June 7, according to a press release.

The budget will be discussed at several public meetings held in the City Hall Kiva, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd. These meetings will be televised on Scottsdale Video Network (Cox Cable channel 11; Century Link Channel 8001) and live streamed at ScottsdaleAZ.gov, search “live stream.”

  • Tuesday, May 3 (if needed)
    Discussion and possible council direction on budget related items
  • Tuesday, May 17
    Public hearing and tentative budget adoption; final adoption of rates & fees
  • Tuesday, June 7
    Public hearing and final budget adoption; truth and taxation hearing (if needed)
  • Tuesday, June 21
    Public hearing and final adoption of tax levies

For additional information about Scottsdale’s budget and finances, visit ScottsdaleAZ.gov, search “finance.

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