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Budget Update

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.

Fiscal Year 2017-18 City Manager's Proposed Budget

On May 18, 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 2017-18 City Manager’s Proposed Budget to Chula Vista City Council on May 23, 2017.


 

Fiscal Year 2016-17 City Council Adopted Budget

One June 7, 2016 the City Council held a public hearing and adopted the fiscal year 2016-17 budget. View a copy of the fiscal year 2016-17 adopted budget here.

The adopted budget includes a General Fund operating budget of $146.4 million and a Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget of $20.8 million.  While the adopted FY 2016-17 budget is balanced, the City’s financial outlook is more strained than it has been in recent years.  Positive revenue growth in major discretionary revenues is being outpaced by pension and health care cost increases. Implementation of efficiency measures will be utilized to mitigate the impacts of the cost increases. The City continues to seek new ways to maximize limited resources to deliver high quality services to our community.

 

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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