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The Layton City budget approval process

Article Published 03/16/2015

The City budget process starts in December and ends with adoption of the budget on or before June 22, 2015.
On March 3, 2015, the City Manager presented his recommended budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 to the Mayor and City Council. This meeting served to provide a general overview of the revenues, expenditures, capital equipment needs, and net position of the City.
On March 19, 2015 and March 26, 2015, the City Finance Director will discuss the Capital Improvement Plan of the City and the budgets of the various enterprise funds or public utilities.
Once the budget is reviewed and changes made, the City Council will adopt a tentative budget at Council meeting on May 7, 2015 and will set a public hearing for June 18, 2015
From May 7, 2015 to June 18, 2015, the tentative budget is available for review by the public.
On June 18, 2015, a public hearing will be held concerning the adoption of the 2015-2016 budget.
Citizens of the community are encouraged to review the tentative budget and express their concerns to the Mayor or City Council prior to the public hearing or at the public hearing.