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2020 Approved Budget (Operating and Capital)

The City Manager is pleased to present the 2020 Approved Budget pdf. As an improvement to the budget document, the 2020 Approved Budget combines both the operating budget and capital improvement program into one document. For summarized information, review the 2020 Budget in Brief pdf.

For more information on the 2020-2025 Capital Improvement Program, click here.

Budget Frequently Asked Questions

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

Sustainability + 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.