The City of Benton City prepares and adopts an annual budget. The City's fiscal year is the same as the calendar year, starting January 1st and ending December 31st.
Benton City's annual budget is the City's plan for allocating resources to a variety of programs necessary to keep the community safe, enhance the quality of life and maintain and develop quality facilities, parks, and roads.
2017 Proposed Budget Review and Council Adoption Schedule:
October 4, 2016 - Public Hearing - Revenue Sources & Ad Valorem Tax
October 19, 2016- 2017 Preliminary Budget Workshop
November 1, 2016- First Reading - 2017 Ad Valorem Tax Ordinance
November 15, 2016 - Second Reading - 2017 Ad Valorem Tax Ordinance
November 15, 2016 - Final Budget Public Hearing
December 6, 2016 - First Reading - 2017 Proposed Budget Ordinance
December 6, 2016- First Reading - Employee Wages
December 20, 2016- Second Reading-2017 Proposed Budget Ordinance
December 20, 2016 - Second Reading- Employee Wages