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Operating Budget

The operating budget

  • Represents the day to day operations of the City
  • Is prepared based on fiscal year
  • Fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th of the following year.
  • The fiscal year (FY) is named with the ending year – FY 2018 = July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018.

Annual City budgets for the upcoming fiscal year must be certified by the State of Iowa by March 15th of the calendar year in which they begin.

View the current and previous year budgets below. Budgets are presented as both the whole document and broken down by sections.

Contact us with your questions about the Operating Budget.

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Maximum Property Tax Levy - Transparency in Local Property Taxes (State Code 384.15a)3 documents

  • FY2021 Notice of Proposed Property Tax Levy - REVISED
    document date 03-25-2020
  • FY2021 Hearing and Adoption of Resolution Establishing Total Maximum Property Tax Dollars Certified for Levy
    document date 02-20-2020
  • FY2021 Notice of Proposed Property Tax Levy
    document date 01-31-2020

Fiscal Year 2021 Recommended Operating Budget19 documents

  • FY2021 Operating Budget Memo
    document date 04-20-2020
  • FY2021 Recommended Operating Budget
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Financial Tables
    document date 02-13-2020
  • City Clerk
    document date 02-13-2020
  • City Manager
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Civil and Human Rights
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Community Development
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Engineering
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Finance
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Fire
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Housing Services
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Human Resources
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Information Technology
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Legal
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Library
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Mayor and Council
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Park and Recreation
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Police
    document date 02-13-2020
  • Public Works
    document date 02-13-2020

Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted Operating Budget18 documents

  • FY 2020 Adopted Operating Budget (complete document)
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Financial Tables
    document date 02-25-2019
  • City Clerk
    document date 02-25-2019
  • City Manager
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Civil and Human Rights
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Community Development
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Engineering
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Finance
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Fire
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Housing Services
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Human Resources
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Information Technology
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Legal
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Library
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Mayor and Council
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Parks and Recreation
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Police
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Public Works
    document date 02-25-2019

Fiscal Year 2019 Adopted Operating Budget19 documents

  • FY 2019 Operating Budget (complete document)
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Financial Tables
    document date 02-25-2019
  • City Clerk
    document date 02-25-2019
  • City Manager
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Civil and Human Rights
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Community Development
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Engineering
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Finance
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Fire
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Housing Services
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Human Resources
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Information Technology
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Legal
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Library
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Mayor and Council
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Parks and Recreation
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Police
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Public Works
    document date 02-25-2019
  • Personnel Summary
    document date 02-25-2019