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The Budget and Evaluation Department leads and serves City government in making informed decisions in resource allocation, program evaluation, long-range financial and management planning, and budget preparation. 

 Specific department responsibilities include:

FY 2016-17 Budget Process

Upcoming City Council Meetings

 May 3:

FY 2016-17 Recommended Budget submitted to City Council

City Manager's Budget Presentation

 May 17:

Budget Public Hearing

 June 7:

FY 2016-17 budget adoption

City Council meetings begin at 5:30 pm in Council Chamber, Melvin Municipal Office Building, 300 W. Washington St.

Community budget meeting times and locations will be available soon.

FY 2015-16 Budget

The Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget runs from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, and totals $487,967,637.  


Cost and Performance Data

To evaluate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of City services, the Budget and Evaluation Department facilitates the City's participation in the UNC School of Government Benchmark Project, an annual performance measurement project that compares service costs and accomplishments to other NC municipalities. City departments that participate in the project include Engineering and Inspections, Field Operations, Financial and Administrative Services, Fire, Guilford Metro 9-1-1, Human Resources, Police, and Water Resources.

For more information about the Budget and Evaluation Department or the budget process, please send a request for information.


Last updated: 5/4/2016 4:01:11 PM