Building the 2019 Budget

We are currently planning for the City of Madison 2019 budget.

2019 Capital Budget

The capital budget provides funding for the City’s major construction projects including building new facilities, improving our transit system, maintaining our roads and parks, and purchasing major equipment. The Capital Improvement Plan lays out anticipated projects for the next five years.

  • Budget Kickoff

    Apr. 2, 2018

  • Agency Requests

    Apr. 2 – Sept. 3

  • Executive Budget

    Sept. 4, 2018

  • Finance Committee Hearings

    Sept. 11 – Sept. 13

  • Council Adoption

    Nov. 13 – Nov. 15

2019 Operating Budget

The operating budget provides money for running City departments and services. It pays for the day-to-day spending on employees and materials and supplies.

  • Budget Kickoff

    June 4, 2018

  • Agency Requests

    June 4 – Oct. 1

  • Executive Budget

    Oct. 2, 2018

  • Finance Committee Hearings

    Oct. 9 – Oct. 10

  • Council Adoption

    Nov. 13 – Nov. 15

2018 Budget

The Common Council finalized the City of Madison 2018 budget on Nov. 13 – Nov. 14, 2017.

Capital Budget

$334.5 Million

The 2018 Capital Budget provides funding for City investments for 2018 – 2023.

Adopted Capital Budget

Operating Budget

$568.4 Million

The General Fund is the City's operations fund and supports services provided by the City. Other funds support specific services through grants or user charges.

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