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Fiscal Year 2018-19 City Manager's Proposed Budget

On May 18, 2018, as required by the City Charter, the City Manager’s proposed budget has been submitted to the City Council at least thirty-five days prior to the beginning of the fiscal year. Copies of the proposed budget are available for public review in the Office of the City Clerk, City Libraries, and at the link here.

City staff will present the Fiscal Year 2018-19 City Manager’s Proposed Budget to Chula Vista City Council on May 22, 2018.


Developing Draft Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget

The City of Chula Vista is developing the Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget that funds important City services including public safety, public works, library, recreation, parks, economic development, conservation, maintenance, and more. The budget also includes the Measure P allocations. Measure P is the City's half-cent sales tax for infrastructure approved by voters in 2016. Two workshops will be held to present elements of the draft Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget. Come hear about the Chula Vista General Funds budget and proposed funding for services and capital projects (Capital Improvement Program or CIP).

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2019 Budget Workshops

Wednesday, May 9, 5:30 p.m.
Council Chambers
276 Fourth Ave.
Chula Vista, 91910

Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m.
Otay Ranch Town Center Library HUB Community Room,
2015 Birch Road, Suite 409 (near the Food Pavilion)
Chula Vista, 91915

Staff will present an overview of funding resources, a ten-year financial forecast, and describe the process for developing a balanced budget that will be presented to the City Council on May 22. The same information will be provided at both workshops. For more information, call (619) 691-5296, or email communications@chulavistaca.gov.

Fiscal Year 2017-18 City Council Adopted Budget

The City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget on June 20, 2017.  The Adopted Budget can be found here, and the Adopted CIP Budget can be found here.

Fiscal Year 2017-18 City Council Proposed Budget

The City Council took action at the June 6 Council meeting to accept the Fiscal Year 2017-18 City Manager's proposed budget as their own. Per the City Charter, the City Council proposed budget is now available for public review at least ten days in advance of the adoption of the budget. Copies of the fiscal year 2017-18 City Council Proposed Budget are available for public review in the Office of the City Clerk, City Libraries, and at the link here.

Council will consider the adoption of the fiscal yea 2017-18 budget at the meeting on June 20, 2017. Prior to the adoption of the budget, the City Council will hold a public hearing in order to give the public an additional opportunity to participate in the budget process.

Budget Documents

The budget is organized in a manner to facilitate your general understanding of the City's fiscal status, to present management's assessment of major issues and, finally, to present the plan for allocating resources to address those issues during the coming fiscal year.

The budget is organized as follows:

  • Budget Message
  • General Fund
  • Other Funds
  • Capital Improvement Program
  • Summary Tables
  • Appendix
View A Citizen's Guide to the City's Budget Process to learn more.

Budget Document Links

Our most recent budget documents are provided below. For older reports, please visit our archive

Fiscal Year 2017-18

Fiscal Year 2016-17

 Please see our Financial Reports page for additional documents.

City Strategic Plan

A new City Strategic Plan provides a comprehensive framework that ensures priorities set by the City Council are clear to all employees, goals are laid out that respond to priorities, objectives are achieved that meet the goals, and that city government is accountable to meeting community needs. The Strategic Plan centers on five core goals: 

OpExcelIcon  Operational Excellence  StrongSecureIcon  Strong & Secure Neighborhoods 
EconoVitalIcon  Economic Vitality
ConnCommIcon  Connected Community 
HealthyCommIcon  Healthy Community     

 All of these goals contribute to a high Quality of Life for Chula Vista residents and businesses.

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