Budget

Council unanimously approves 2019-2020 budget

On Nov. 27, the City Council approved the 2019-2020 budget, a balanced budget of approximately $277 million. Watch the Council meeting to see City Manager Jennifer Phillips' presentation and learn more. 

The budget represents the overall plan for allocating City resources to a variety of programs and services that protect residents' physical security and enhance quality of life. 

The budget document reflects the City's commitment to sound budget and fiscal policies and processes. This plan ensures that the City is in a position to maintain its current level of service delivery for the community throughout the ensuing biennium. The plan makes the best choices for resource allocations, meets current operational needs, and addresses future fiscal capacity.

The 

Quarterly Budget Status Report

provides a concise means of budget oversight in a visual format that conveys budget progress and status compared to the Council's adopted spending plan - including fiscal position, which is the net result of budget inflows (revenues) and outflows (expenditures).

2017-2018 Budget

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2015-2016 Budget

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2013-2014 Budget

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2011-2012 Budget

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2009-2010 Budget

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The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has granted its Distinguished Budget Presentation award to the City of Bothell consecutively since 2002. GFOA presents this award to governments whose budget documents meet the GFOA's criteria as an effective policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide, and a communication device. This award signifies that Bothell is meeting the highest principles of government budgeting.