Strategy & Budget

​Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

UPDATED October 16, 2017 - View final adopted budget for FY2018>>

UPDATED July 24, 2017 -- View the approved FY2018 Budget in Brief>>

CHARLOTTE, NC (June 12, 2017) — Charlotte City Council adopted the citywide budget for fiscal year (FY) 2018 totaling $2.4 billion in a 10 - 0 vote.  The FY 2018 General Fund budget is balanced at $668.8 million with no property tax rate increase for Charlotte residents.
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Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

Charlotte City Council conducted straw votes for the city’s FY 2018 Proposed Budget on May 24. Watch the full meeting or a summary now.

City Council is scheduled to adopt the FY 2018 Budget during the June 12 City Council Business meeting at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

 

The next steps in the budget process will be:

  • June 12: Council Budget Adoption (7:00 p.m.)


Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

On May 10, the Charlotte City Council discussed the city’s FY 2018 Proposed Budget and FY 2018 – 2022 Community Investment plan during a workshop meeting. The meeting is available online or you can also download materials on Strategy & Budget’s website. This followed public hearing feedback provided May 8, when Council heard from the community. City Manager Marcus Jones presented the recommended budget on May 1.

The next steps in the budget process will be:

  • May 24: Council Straw Votes (12:00 pm) View agenda >>
  • June 12: Council Budget Adoption (7:00 p.m.)

​Public Hearing on proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget

On May 8, at 5:30 p.m. as part of City Council's Business Meeting, there was a public hearing on the proposed budget. View meeting details >>

Learn more about the budget development process >>

Watch the Full meeting City of Charlotte Public Hearing - FY18 budget 5-8-2017


Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget

City Manager Marcus Jones presented the FY 2018 Proposed Budget and FY 2018 - 2022 Community Investment Plan on Monday, May 1, at 5:00 p.m. to City Council. 

City Manager Marcus Jones presented FY 2018 video

View documents below:

Proposed budget presentation >>​

FY 2018 Proposed Budget Letter of Transmittal >>

Manager-recommended budget highlights >>

FY 2018 Proposed Budget and FY 2018-2022 Community Investment Plan >>

City Council questions and answers following May 1 budget presentation >>


 City Budget process

The city’s budget allows you to see how your tax dollars and other fees serve to provide the local government services you depend on every day. First, we’ll show you how the city budget process works and we’ll share how you might take more involvement in the budget process of the future.

Learn more about the budget development process >>

 

 

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Performance ReportsPerformance Reports
Community Investment PlanCommunity Investment Plan

​About Strategy and Budget

The Strategy and Budget Department​ is responsible for the development and oversight of the City of Charlotte's annual operating budget and five-year Community Investment Plan.
 
Additionally, Strategy and​ Budget provides policy and management analysis, coordination of the City Council's business agenda and the administration of the organization's performance management and strategic planning processes.

 

Balancing Act Online Budget Simulation

Try Balancing Act -- an online budget simulation tool -- to show you how the city’s budget process works and why it impacts your daily life.    
 
 

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