Budget Process & Timeline

FY 18 Budget Process & Timeline

The budget approval timeline is as follows:

  • July-December: Staff begins work on next year's budget.
  • January: Stillwater City Council holds a study session to discuss next year's budget.
  • February-April: Staff visits local groups and organizations to discuss the budget.
  • March: First public hearing on the budget.
  • April:  Second public hearing on the budget.
  • May: Presentation of ordinance to approve FY18 budget. Must be approved by City Council.
  • July: New fiscal year begins.

You are a part of the process. 

If you'd like a city staff member to speak at your group or organization, complete the Request a Speaker form.