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The Bureau of the Budget and Management Research formulates the City's annual operating budget and recommends annual capital expenditures to the Director of Finance. It prepares fiscal notes for all local legislation, and provides policy and fiscal research and analysis on a variety of administrative, departmental and citywide issues. The bureau provides oversight of all budget expenditures. The bureau is responsible for the Administrative Manual, which communicates official City policies and procedures affecting City employees.  Read More

 FY15 Executive Summary

The Executive Summary is the Board of Estimates’ budget recommendations for each City service.  It contains information on fixed costs, the Ten-Year Financial Plan, current and future levels of service, the capital budget, and full-time positions.

Click here to view the FY15 Executive Summary

 

 Leaning Forward Newsletter

Leaning Forward is the official newsletter for Lean Government and innovative thinking for the City of Baltimore.  It contains updates on Lean events, Innovation Fund projects, and other events happening around the City that showcase creative, original, and new ways of accomplishing goals for the City.

Click here to read Leaning Forward – January 2013, Volume I Issue I

 

 Balanced Baltimore

Balanced Baltimore, this year’s online budget exercise, gives citizens the opportunity to balance Baltimore’s budget using the same approach the Mayor and her team uses.  Let us know how you would balance the budget!

Note: we are no longer taking submissions for this exercise, however, you can still use as a tool to see how balancing the budget work and to design your own budget for the City.

http://balancedbudget.baltimorecity.gov/exercise

 



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FY2015 Executive Summary

FY2015 Executive Summary

The Executive Summary is the Board of Estimates’ budget recommendations for each City service. It contains information on fixed costs, the Ten-Year Financial Plan, current and future levels of service, the capital budget, and full-time positions.

FY2015 Preliminary Budget Plan

FY2015 Preliminary Budget Plan

The Fiscal 2015 budget reflects the implementation of several more Ten-Year Plan initiatives, including pension changes for current and future employees, employee leave reform, a new schedule for firefighters, a streamlining of the city fleet, a State-mandated stormwater fee, and targeted revenue enhancements.


FY2015 Preliminary Budget Plan - Board of Estimates Briefing Slides

FY2015 Preliminary Budget Plan - Board of Estimates Briefing Slides


Change to Grow

Change to Grow

Change to Grow is a first-of-its kind, long-term fiscal roadmap to help achieve our goal to grow Baltimore by 10,000 families over the next decade.


Ten Year Financial Plan

Ten Year Financial Plan

The Ten-Year Financial Plan has been developed to help ensure that this is the time when Baltimore truly begins to move forward in a new direction. This report contains the background information in the Change to Grow report.


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