Budget & Research

ABOUT THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET

The City of Garland's annual operating budget is a financial and policy plan to fund the City's services and programs for the duration of a fiscal year. The annual operating budget outlines anticipated revenues and expenditures for the City's various funds and departments. It also reports actual revenues and expenditures from the previously completed fiscal year. It is a policy tool for City Council to align the City's resources with its goals and service demands, as well as a means to communicate financial and organizational information to residents and other interested parties.