Budget Process


The City of Asheville’s 2019-2020 Annual Operating Budget with a net budget totaling $190,310,962 was presented to City Council on May 14, 2019 and unanimously adopted on June 11, 2019. The Adopted Budget is balanced with a property tax rate of 42.89 cents per $100 assessed valuation. The link below will take you to the Adopted Budget Document.

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Adopted Budget – (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020)

 


The City Council has scheduled the following dates for review of the 2019-2020 Adopted Budget Process.

 

2019-2020 City Council Budget Process Schedule 

2019-2020 Budget Process Schedule

Date

Session

Location

February 12, 2019

at 3 p.m. (on Tuesday)

Council Capital Improvement Projects Work Session – Presentation  City Hall Council Chamber
March 26, 2019

at 3 p.m. (on Tuesday)

Budget Work Session
– Presentation
– Council Priority Handout
City Hall Council Chamber
April 9, 2019

at 3 p.m. (on Tuesday)

Budget Work Session
-Presentation
-March 26th Follow Up Memo
City Hall Council Chamber
April 9, 2019

(on Tuesday)

 Adoption of Fiscal Year 2018-19 Fees and Charges
-Staff Report
-FY 2019-2020 Fees and Charges
City Hall Council Chamber
May 13, 2019

(on Monday)

Proposed Budget Document published
-Proposed Budget
Online
May 14, 2019

(on Monday)

Proposed Budget Presentation at formal meeting.
-Presentation
City Hall Council Chamber
May 28, 2019

(on Tuesday)

Budget Public Hearing
-Presentation
City Hall Council Chamber
June 11, 2019

(on Tuesday)

Budget Adoption at Formal Meeting
-Adopted Budget
City Hall Council Chamber

 


Contact Information

 

Meet City Council

 

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