Annual budgets are prepared and adopted before June 30 for the calendar year commencing the following July 1 in accordance with the Uniform Fiscal Procedures Act for Utah Cities. Once a budget has been adopted, it remains in effect until it has been formally revised. Budgets are adopted on a basis consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. View an archive of approved budgets.
Adopting the Annual Budget
Each spring, the Administrative Services Director submits a tentative operating budget to the City Council for the calendar year commencing the following July 1. The operating budget includes proposed expenditures and the means of financing them.
The tentative operating budget is reviewed and tentatively adopted by the City Council they also set a date for a public hearing at which time taxpayers’ comments are heard.
Copies of the proposed budget are made available for public inspection ten days prior to the budget hearing.
After the budget hearing, the tentative budget, with any amendments is legally enacted through passage of a resolution.
A copy of the budget is certified by the budget officer and filed with the State Auditor within thirty days of adoption.