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Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
City Manager Michael Van Milligen presented the FY 2014 recommended budget to the City Council at their regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

Click here to review the City Manager's FY2014 Budget Transmittal Message.

PUBLIC MEETINGS:
The Dubuque City Council will hold a series of public meetings to review City department/division budget details as part of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 recommended budget review process.

The City Council will then hold a final public hearing on Thursday, Feb. 28 to adopt the FY 2014 Operating and Capital Budgets. The public is invited to attend and provide input at these meetings as City staff from each department and division present FY 2014 budget information to the City Council. Budget meetings are also aired live on Dubuque’s CityChannel (analog channel 8, digital channel 97.2) on the Mediacom cable system and streamed live and archived on the City’s website at www.cityofdubuque.org/media. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. and are held in the City Council Chambers on the second floor of the Historic Federal Building at 350 W. Sixth St.

SCHEDULE:
  • Tuesday, Feb. 5: Airport, Planning Services, Library, Finance, Information Services, Human Rights
  • Tuesday, Feb. 19: Water, Water & Resource Recovery Center, Public Works, Transit
  • Thursday, Feb. 21: Housing/Community Development, Economic Development, Parking, Engineering
  • Monday, Feb. 25: Purchase of Services, Five Flags Civic Center, Conference Center, Recreation, Parks
  • Tuesday, Feb. 26: Emergency Communications, Emergency Management, Fire, Police, Building Services
  • Wednesday, Feb. 27: Health, Legal Services, City Manager’s Office, City Council, City Clerk, Cable TV
  • Thursday, Feb. 28: Public Hearing to Adopt FY 2014 Budget

ADOPTED BUDGET DOCUMENTS:

FY 2014 Citizen's Guide - Adopted
This document gives a synopsis of the City's adopted budget and guidelines. It includes a budget message from the City Manager, overview of the adopted budget, revenue and expenditure summaries, department summaries, debt summaries, and a summary of the capital budget. Click on the links below to view the Adopted Citizen's Guide for Fiscal Year 2014.

FY2014 Citizen's Guide - Adopted (61 MB)


RECOMMENDED BUDGET DOCUMENTS:

FY 2014 Citizen's Guide - Recommended

This document gives a synopsis of the City's recommended budget and guidelines. It includes a budget message from the City Manager, overview of the recommended budget, revenue and expenditure summaries, debt summaries, and a summary of the capital budget. Click on the links below to view the Recommended Citizen's Guide for Fiscal Year 2014.

FY2014 Citizen's Guide - Recommended (9 MB)


Fiscal Year 2014 - 2018 Recommended Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
The CIP, as the plan for the City's physical development effort, attempts to address a variety of needs which the City must meet if it is to maintain its physical facilities, meet its service commitments and provide for its future development. The CIP recommendation reflects the City's comprehensive plan and the goals and priorities established by the City Council. The document lists projects by department followed by a CIP message from the City Manager. This document is fully searchable. To perform a search type Ctrl+F and type a word in the search box. Click on the link below to view the Recommended FY 2014-2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

FY2014 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) - Recommended
 (3.5 MB)


Fiscal Year 2014 Recommended Policy Budget
The Policy Budget defines goals and objectives for all City departments and activities, relates them to cost and resource requirements and attempts to establish measures for evaluating accomplishment. Specific improvement packages are developed and included in the Policy Budget for alternative funding and service levels. The Policy Budget document shows the budget by line item for each Department and provides a basis for fiscal control once the budget is adopted.

The Policy Budget emphasizes objectives, accomplishments, and alternative funding and service levels and is intended to keep the attention of the City Council and public on the major policy decisions involving what services the City government will provide, who will pay for them, and the implications of such decisions. Click on the links below to view the Recommended FY 2014 Policy Budget. (Please note, some of the documents are very large.  Download times may vary.)


Volume I
Airport (3 MB)
Planning Services (5 MB)
Library (5 MB)

Finance (10 MB)
Information Services (4 MB)
Human Rights (4 MB)

Volume II
Water (6 MB)
Water & Resource Recovery Center (9 MB)
Public Works (19 MB)
Transit
 (10 MB)

Volume III
Housing & Community Development (14 MB)
Economic Development (9 MB)
Parking (6 MB)
Engineering (15 MB)

Volume IV
Purchase of Services (520 KB)
Five Flags Civic Center (1 MB)
Conference Center (123 KB)
Recreation (2 MB)
Parks (1 MB)

Volume V
Emergency Communications (11 MB)
Emergency Management (7 MB)
Fire (4 MB)
Police (6 MB)
Building Services (11 MB)

Volume VI
Health Services (1.5 MB)
Legal Services (1 MB)
City Manager (2.5 MB)
City Council (124 KB)
City Clerk (1 MB)
Cable TV (735 KB)


The recommended budget materials posted above are also available for viewing at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall and available for checkout from the Carnegie-Stout Public Library Reference Desk. For more information, contact Budget Director Jennifer Larson at 589-4110 or .



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