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Fiscal Year 2020 Budget


2020 General Fund Total Revenue: $31,603,756

FY 2020 Revenues by SourceRead the full FY 2020 Budget Book here (226 pages). 

  Process

The Fiscal Year 2020 Budget process began in July with distribution of historical data and forms to all the department directors. Each department formulated budgets in three major areas: maintenance & operating; operating initiatives; and capital project requests. Concurrent with departmental budgeting, finance staff completed the first draft of a salary/benefits budget as well as formulated initial revenue estimates.

In late July, each department director met with the City Manager and the Finance Director to review their budget requests. Each request was evaluated by the City Manager and Finance Director, and consideration was given to the priorities identified by the department director and available funding sources. Consideration was also given to the strategies identified in the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan.


  Key Dates

  • First budget presentation: September 9, 2019
  • Second Work Session: September 16, 2019
  • Public Hearing & Adoption: September 23, 2019

Click here to view FY2020 Budget Calendar.


  Key Factors

The Fiscal Year 2020 Budget emphasizes progress toward implementing the five goals outlined in the Strategic Plan: 

  • Economic development
  • Park and recreation enrichment
  • Strategic, efficient and engaged government
  • Preserve what makes Milton unique
  • Build community connections 

The Finance Department assists the City Manager in the preparation of the city's annual operating and capital improvement budget, which includes holding public hearings on the document.

In order to monitor that the city is in compliance with the adopted budget, the finance director also provides monthly reviews and analysis of the document to actual revenues and expenditures.

Milton's fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. The full FY 2020 budget is available here


Past Budgets

Budget Book 2019    
Budget Book 2018 Budget Book 2017