2020 Budget

We are currently building the City of Madison 2020 budget.

Capital Budget $170.6 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.

Developing the 2020 Capital Budget

Mapping the Capital Improvement Plan

Explore a map of the 2020 Capital Improvement Plan to see what City investments are planned in Madison for 2020 – 2025.

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Operating Budget $634.6 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.

Developing the 2020 Operating Budget

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The General and Library funds support the majority of City services and are primarily funded by property taxes paid by homeowners and businesses.

Enterprise and Other funds are used for a specific purpose and are primarily funded by user charges and grants with some receiving General Fund support. These funds include the Housing Authority, Metro Transit, Water, Sewer, Stormwater, Parking Utility, Monona Terrace, Public Health and more.

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2019 Budget

The Common Council finalized the City of Madison 2019 budget on Nov. 13 – Nov. 15, 2018.

Capital Budget $347.7 Million

The 2019 Capital Budget provides funding for City investments for 2019 – 2024.

Adopted Capital Budget 2019 Project Map

Operating Budget $604.2 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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