2019 Budget

We are currently building the City of Madison 2019 budget.

Capital Budget $336.6 Million

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.

Mapping the Capital Improvement Plan

Explore a map the 2019 Capital Improvement Plan to see what City investments are planned in Madison for 2019 – 2024.

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Operating Budget $598.1 Million

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.

General Fund

The General Fund is the largest of the City’s operating funds. It supports the majority of City services, and is primarily supported by property taxes paid by homeowners and businesses.

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Other Funds

Other funds must be used for a specific purpose and generally support services funded through user charges or grants. Through these funds, the City supports operations at Metro Transit, Housing Authority, Public Health, and more.

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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 Projects Map

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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