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Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

UPDATED July 24, 2017 -- View the approved 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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City of Charlotte Statement Regarding the 2019 All-Star Game

“The City of Charlotte is excited to welcome the NBA All-Star Game to the Queen City in 2019. The NBA and its fans are known for their passion and enthusiasm, and we’re thrilled to build on their energy by showcasing all that Charlotte has to offer. We look forward to continued cooperation with our world-class partners, including the NBA, as we work together for a successful, enjoyable All-Star Game.”

- Sandy D’Elosua Vastola Charlotte Communications & Marketing Director

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. For more information, visit the Strategy and Budget Website.

 

The next steps in the budget process will be:

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


Charlotte city service impacts during Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola 

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 24, 2017) – The City of Charlotte announces the following impacts to city services during the annual Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola, May 25-27, to ensure festival attendees enjoy three nights of safe and fun live entertainment in uptown Charlotte. Learn more here >>
 

 

Charlotte City Council approves request for action on Charlotte Gateway Station project 

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 22, 2017) – Charlotte City Council took action Monday to move forward on the Charlotte Gateway Station (CGS) project.

When U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced the TIGER grant in 2015, he urged the city and region to move forward with the project, and to break ground in 18 months. This statement was a challenge to the community, not a definitive timetable. Learn more here >>
 

 

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.

Watch the Full meeting City Budget Workshop - FY18 Budget Adjustments 5-10-2017

The next steps in the budget process will be:

  • May 24: Council Straw Votes (12:00 pm)

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

​Charlotte City Council receives feedback on proposed FY 2018 budget

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 8, 2017) – The Charlotte City Council received feedback from the community tonight on the proposed fiscal year (FY) 2018 operating budget and FY 2018-2022 Community Investment Plan.  Tonight's public hearing was the next step in the approval process for the proposed $2.4 billion budget, which is currently scheduled to be adopted by City Council on June 12.

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​Council Budget Public Hearing

On May 8, City Council held a Public hearing about the FY 2018 Proposal that the City Manager Marcus D. Jones presented. Watch the full meeting online or download materials on Budget’s website.

Review highlights from the City Manager’s proposed budget.

As part of tonight’s Council Dinning Briefing, in addition to the public hearing, there will be 2 attachments as part of Agenda item #3 – Extraordinary Events Ordinance.

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

Download the attachments:

EE Repeal and Chapter 19 Amendments
Extraordinary Events Presentation

​Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

On May 1, City Manager Marcus D. Jones presented the FY 2018 Proposed Budget and FY 2018 - 2022 Community Investment Plan. Watch the full meeting online or download materials on Budget’s website.
The next step in the budget process will be:

  • May 8: Council Budget Public Hearing (5:30 p.m.)
  • May 10: Council Budget Adjustments Workshop (1:00 p.m.)
  • May 24: Council Straw Votes (12:00 pm)
  • June 12: Council Budget Adoption (7:00 p.m.)


Read more highlights from the City Manager’s proposed budget.

Watch the Full meeting of City Manager Marcus D. Jones presented FY 2018 Proposed Budget video

​Watch the third Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Workshop

The third workshop covered the General Fund, financial partner funding, compensation and benefits, and the Charlotte Water budget. Stay updated during the budget season and download budget materials by visiting the budget website.

Budget workshops

April 12, 2017 summaries

​View the full worksho​p meeting from Council's 3rd Budget Workshop, April 12>>​

March 22, 2017 summaries

View the workshop summary from Council's 2nd Budget Workshop, March 22 >>

​View the full worksho​p meeting from Council's 2nd Budget Workshop, March 22>>​

 

Additionally, you can learn how the city’s budget process works by trying Balancing Act, the City’s new online budget simulation tool. Additional information about this new tool can be found online at http://charlottenc.gov/BalancingAct.


City statements on federal immigration enforcement activities in Charlotte 

The City of Charlotte celebrates the many contributions our immigrant populations provide to our economy and our cultural experience. 

We understand and want to address concerns that some of our immigrant neighbors and visitors have about the federal immigration law enforcement activities over the last few weeks. 

Charlotte is a city that values and appreciates diversity, and we want our city to be welcoming and safe for all people at all times. Learn more here >>

City statements on federal immigration enforcement activities in Charlotte 

The City of Charlotte celebrates the many contributions our immigrant populations provide to our economy and our cultural experience. 

We understand and want to address concerns that some of our immigrant neighbors and visitors have about the federal immigration law enforcement activities over the last few weeks. 

Charlotte is a city that values and appreciates diversity, and we want our city to be welcoming and safe for all people at all times. Learn more here >>
 
 

City statement on repeal of House Bill 2 

On March 30, 2017, a bill was introduced to the North Carolina Senate that overturns HB2. HB142 passed the Senate in a 32-16 vote and proceeded to the North Carolina House of Representatives for a vote. This afternoon, the House passed it in a 70-48 vote. Governor Roy Cooper signed HB142, which means that the bill is now in effect and HB2 has been repealed. 

 

The Community Letter

Charlotte’s Community Letter is about everyone working together –  across all communities – to make Charlotte the best city for all.

Charlotte City Council adopted these actions to address our city’s challenging issues in partnership with the community at-large, following the Charlotte demonstrations. Learn more here.


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