Budget Information

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Development of the Draft Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget

The City of Chula Vista is developing the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget that funds important City services including public safety, public works, library, parks and recreation, economic development, conservation, maintenance and more. The budget also includes Measure A and Measure P allocations. Two public workshops will be held to present elements of the draft proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 budgets and capital projects (Capital Improvement Program or CIP).


2020 Budget Workshops

Wednesday, May 15th at 5:30 p.m.
Civic Center Library Auditorium
365 F Street

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Thursday, May 16th at 5:30 p.m.
Otay Ranch Town Center Library HUB Community Room
2015 Birch Road, Suite 409 (near the Food Pavilion)

Chula Vista, CA 91915

The City Manager’s Proposed Budget will be presented to the City Council on Tuesday, May 28th.


Fiscal Year 2018-19 City Council Adopted Budget

The City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget on June 12, 2018.  The Adopted Budget can be found here, and the Adopted CIP Budget can be found here.


Fiscal Year 2018-19 City Council Proposed Budget

On May 22, 2018, City Council voted to accept the 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 proposed budget are available for public review in the Office of the City Clerk, City Libraries, and at the link here.

The City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget at the meeting on June 12, 2018.


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 2018-19

Fiscal Year 2017-18

 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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