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**2019 Approved Budget and Approved 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Program**

The City Manager is pleased to present the 2019 Approved Budget pdf and the Approved 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Program pdf.  

Budget Frequently Asked Questions

Visit here for a list of the most frequently asked questions about the City of Boulder's budget.

2019 Budget in Brief

Check out our new 2019 Budget in Brief pdf   Learn information about the city, along with information about the budget process, revenues, expenditures, and city programs and services in a summary format.

Sustainability and Resilience Framework

This framework pdf guides budgeting and planning processes by providing consistent goals necessary to achieve Boulder’s vision of a great community and the actions required to achieve them.


The Budget Division is one of seven divisions in the Finance Department at the City of Boulder. Our job is to:

  • Coordinate citywide operating budget development activities
  • Collaborate with the Planning, Housing and Sustainability Department and stakeholders to create the Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
  • Provide budgetary support and guidance to city departments
  • Perform budgetary forecasting and analysis
  • Engage in long-range financial planning
  • Perform policy analysis at the request of the City Manager.