Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

Resources
To assist citizens in their understanding of the City of Dubuque's Fiscal Year 2012 Recommended Budget, the following documents are available for download/viewing.  Printed copies are available for viewing at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library Reference Desk (360 W. 11th St.) and at the City Clerk's Office in City Hall (50 W. 13th St.).  If you have questions regarding the content of any of these documents, please contact the Budget Director at 563.589.4116. Some of these documents are large, and download times will vary depending upon the speed of your internet connection.

Fiscal Year 2012 City Council Budget Hearing Videos
The City Council will hold six Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Hearings with City departments at the Historic Federal Building on February 9th, 15th, 17th, 24th, March 1st, and March 3rd. Click the link below to watch the videos of the budget presentations.

FY2012 Budget Presentation videos

Fiscal Year 2012 Citizen's Guide - Adopted

This document gives a synopsis of the City's adopted budget and guidelines. It includes a budget message from the City Manager, overview of the adopted budget, revenue and expenditure summaries, debt summaries, and a summary of the capital budget. It also includes adopted department budgets. Click on the links below to view the Adopted Citizens Guide for Fiscal Year 2012.

FY 2012 Citizen's Guide - Adopted (48.08 MB)

FY 2012 Citizen's Guide - Recommended

This document gives a synopsis of the City's recommended budget and guidelines. It includes a budget message from the City Manager, overview of the recommended budget, revenue and expenditure summaries, debt summaries, and a summary of the capital budget. Click on the links below to view the Recommended Citizens Guide for Fiscal Year 2012.

FY 2012 Citizens Guide - Part 1 - Recommended (11.66 MB) 

FY 2012 Citizens Guide - Part 2 - Recommended (6.99 MB) 


Fiscal Year 2012 - 2016 Recommended Capital Improvement Program (CIP)

The CIP, as the plan for the City's physical development effort, attempts to address a variety of needs which the City must meet if it is to maintain its physical facilities, meet its service commitments and provide for its future development. The CIP recommendation reflects the City's comprehensive plan and the goals and priorities established by the City Council. The document lists projects by department followed by a CIP message from the City Manager. This document is fully searchable. To perform a search type Ctrl+F and type a word in the search box. Click on the link below to view the Recommended FY 2012-2016 Capital Improvement Program (CIP). 

FY 2012-2016 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) - Recommended (2.98 MB) 

Fiscal Year 2012 Recommended Policy Budget

The Policy Budget defines goals and objectives for all City departments and activities, relates them to cost and resource requirements and attempts to establish measures for evaluating accomplishment. Specific improvement packages are developed and included in the Policy Budget for alternative funding and service levels. The Policy Budget document shows the budget by line item for each Department and provides a basis for fiscal control once the budget is adopted.

The Policy Budget emphasizes objectives, accomplishments, and alternative funding and service levels and is intended to keep the attention of the City Council and public on the major policy decisions involving what services the City government will provide, who will pay for them, and the implications of such decisions. Click on the links below to view the Recommended FY 2012 Policy Budget.

Policy Budget Documents - Volume I
Table of Contents and How to Use This Document  (0.39 MB)

Part I
Health,  Legal, City Manager, City Council, City Clerk, Cable (2.67 MB)
 
Part II
Water, Water Pollution Control, Public Works, Engineering (5.30 MB)

Part III  
Human Rights, Information Services, Five Flags Center, Conference Center, Recreation, Park (3.09 MB)

Policy Budget Documents - Volume II
Table of Contents and How to Use This Document (0.39 MB)

Part I
Emergency Communications, Emergency Management, Fire, Police, Building Services (3.02 MB)

Part II
Housing & Community Development, Library, Finance, Airport (5.34 MB)

Part III
Purchase of Services, Planning Services, Economic Development, Parking, Transit (2.54 MB)