Annual budget process

We explain how the City's budget is created.

Learn about the budget process

Every year, we create a budget that represents our needs and values as a community. 

Ideas for the budget come from many sources, including:

  • Residents
  • Businesses
  • Neighborhood groups
  • City departments

In August, the Mayor recommends a budget.

At the end of the year, the City Council adopts a budget.

Learn about all the steps in between  

Budget planning timeline

Planning the budget is a year-long process that involves many people, including you.

Contact us

Finance & Property Services




City Hall
350 S. Fifth St., Room 325M
Minneapolis, MN 55415