Finance Department

Budget Division

City Budget

The Budget and Management Studies Division (BMSD) assists in financial planning and strategic management processes across the city organization by delivering management information, decision support, consulting, auditing, and implementation services.

The Division has two primary responsibilities:

  • Production and Administration of the City of Fresno’s Annual Budget
  • Administration of the Master Fee Schedule

Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) presented a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to the City of Fresno, California for its annual budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.

In order to receive this award, a governmental unit must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, as an operations guide, as a financial plan, and as a communications device.

This award is valid for a period of one year only. We believe our current budget continues to conform to program requirements, and we are submitting it to GFOA to determine its eligibility for another award.

Tray Memos

TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 78 Request a Line Item Detail Report for the Graffiti Abatement Program 6.24.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 77 Request the Numb. of Incidents of Violent or Escalated Altercations With Homeless Individuals R
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 76 Request List of One-Time General Fund Carryover Appropriations per 14th AAR Amendment 6.24.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 75 Request Amounts for Each Expenditure Saving Options Presented by Staff 6.24.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 73 Requesting Line Item Detail of Consolidated GF O&M and No. 74 Line Item Detail of YTD GF Expend. by Department
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 72 Request for Public Works McKinley Trail Update 6.22.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 71 Request for Public Works Fountain Way Neighborhood Paving Update 6.22.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 70 Request for Public Works El Dorado Alley Paving Update 6.22.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 68 FY 2020 Actual Council Capital Expenditures 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 64 Requesting Balance of Parade Allocation of $50,000 6.22.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 63 Requesting Amount Spent on Youth Internship Program 6.22.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 62 Request for Status Update on 311 Program 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 59 UPDATED Status of Basketball Mural(s) at Martin Ray Reilly Park 6.20.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 59 Status of Basketball Mural(s) at Martin Ray Reilly Park 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 58 Confirm Acreage Provided to the Trust for Public Land 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 57 Status of Fresno High Area Triangle Street Vacation Feasibility 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 56 Request Notification of When Joint Use Program with Central and Fresno Unified Will be Back in
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 55 Request Number of Job Opportunities for Youth in the PARCS Department and Provide Council with
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 54 Request for Meeting to Discuss Proposed Timeline of when Community Engagement will Begin at Mil
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 53 Status of EOC Food Distribution Agreement and Plan to Continue Food Distribution During Pandemic
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 52 and 60 Request Revenue Loss Due to Impact of COVID19 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 51 Request List of Deferred Maintenance Projects 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 50 Request for No Neighborhood Left Behind (NNLB) Expiration and Project Scope 6.29.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 49 Request for Public Works Latest Version of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 5-Year Plan 6
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 48 Request for Public Works Capital Projects by District to Include Estimated Timelines 6.25.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 45 Request a Memo with Current Response Times for Various Types of Calls Received 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 44 Request Report of Prior Financial Audit Findings for PD 6.29.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 43 Request PD to Provide Status of Gang Injunctions 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 41 Request Audit of Video Policing Surveillance Unit 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 40 Request Ethnic and Gender Breakdown of Police Officers and Job Title Sergeant Captain Etc 6.18_
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 39 Request Calls on a Daily Basis of Emergency and Non-Emergency Broken Down by Policing District
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 37 Req. Breakdown of 15,000 PD FAX Unit Calls for Serv. by Type of Call Medical Mental Assault Etc
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 32 Request CARES Act Spending Plan be Posted for the Public on the City’s Website 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 31 Request for ISD to Find Out Who is Making Negative Comments During Budget Hearings 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 30 – Request for Location of All City Departments Line-Item Information on City’s Website 6.17.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 29.1, 29.2, 29.3 Requesting the Amended Budget as of 5.15.20 by Dept.- All Funds and GF and Estima
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 28 Request to Follow Up with Directors Regarding the Solid Waste Plastic Can Lids 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 27 Provide Number of Police Department Employees Working Towards Litter Enforcement 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 26 Report of Homeless Trash Tonnage 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 25 Request for a Plan to Fund Appliance Pickup 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 24 Request for an Update on the Well Issues Under Litigation 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 23 Update on Purple Pipe or Recycling Water Program 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 22 Information Regarding Low Income Program 6.19.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 20 Request Status Report on Pkg Dist. 10 and Dir. No. 21 Report of Where Bldg Permits are Being Pu
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 19 Request for Report on COVID-19 Reimbursement in Personnel Department 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 18 Request for Report on Personnel Department Liability Fund 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 17 Request for Ethnic and Gender Breakdown of Workforce 6.18.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 16 Request for ISD to Provide Status on Integration of Apple Products 6.22.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 15 City’s Current and Long Term Sales Tax Forecast Report 6.30.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 9 – Request the Police Department’s Budget Made Available on City’s Website 6.12.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 6 Request for Comparison of General Fund Revenues and Expenditures May 2019 and 2020 Fiscal Year t
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 5 Requesting Screen Shot of May Sales Tax Allocation Per State’s Website 6.12.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 4.8 Upcoming Salary Increases and Amounts by Bargaining Units 6.12.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 4.7 Amount of COVID Work to Date by Department 6.20.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 4.3 Requesting Overtime Information 6.12.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 2 Regarding CARES Act Funding – Airports and Transportation Departments 6.12.20
TRAY MEMO – Response to Council Direction No. 1 General Fund Annual Amendment Resolutions 6.12.20
TRAY MEMO – FY 2020 Citywide Position Vacancies 6.17.20

Current Budget / Proposed Budget

FY 2020 Adopted Budget Cover

FY 2020 Adopted Budget

The City of Fresno Annual Budget is the most important document the City produces. It outlines the City’s spending plan and priorities for the coming fiscal year, which runs from July 1st to June 30th. Each year, the city’s budget is developed in conjunction with the Mayor, City Manager and all city departments. The budget is then reviewed and approved by the City Council. The result is a budget that closely matches the community’s highest priorities each fiscal year.

FY 2020 Proposed Budget Cover

FY 2020 Proposed Budget

Current Master Fee Schedule

The Master Fee Schedule (MFS) Resolution reports fees for services that are provided to our citizens. Fees that do not recover the full cost of providing the service, resulting in a subsidy that shifts funds away from the critical, high priority needs of job creation, public safety initiatives, utility services, and neighborhood programs.

Airports
Airways Golf Course-Green Fees
Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FYI)
Fresno Chandler Downtown Airport

Convention Center
Rental Rates for Convention Center
Rental Rates for Robert A. Schoettler Conference Center

Finance
Business Tax and Permit Requirements
Local Taxes/Assessments

Fire
General

General Government
City Attorney
Code Enforcement
City Clerk
City Hall Rental Rates
Miscellaneous Charges
Public Records

Information Services
Utility Poles/Small Cell Conductor Fees

Parks, After School, Recreation, & Community Services
Riverside Municipal Golf Course-Green Fees
Neighborhood Centers, Parks, and Playground Facilities
Downtown Mall Vendor Fees
General Recreation Fees
Memorial Auditorium Rental Rates
Fees Maintained Under Contract Agreement
Camp Fresno Family Camp and Camp Fresno Jr

Planning & Development
General Development Fees
Building Permits-Minor Additions, Alterations
Electrical Permits-Minor Additions, Alterations
Mechanical Permits-Minor Additions, Alterations
Plumbing Permits-Minor Additions, Alterations
Land Use, Zoning, and Land Division
Covenants and Special Agreements
Subdivision
New Construction, Major Additions, and Alterations
Single Family / Duplex
Multiple Family Fees
Residential Subdivision Fees
Commercial and Industrial Fees
Urban Growth Management (UGM)
Enterprise Zone Areas
Municipal Restoration Zone (MRZ)
Parking Fees

Police
General Fees

Public Utilities
Community Sanitation
Connection Charges-Sewer
Facility Charges-Sewer
Sewer Reimbursements/Credits-Sewer Mains
Solid Waste
Wastewater
Water
Water Connection Charges
Reimbursements/Credits-Water Mains

Public Works
Engineering, Inspection, and Street Work

Transportation
Fresno Area Express (FAX)
Handy Ride

The Cost Allocation Plan

The Cost Allocation Plan has been developed in accordance with Federal Circular Office of Management and Budget (OMB) A-87 principles.

Fresno OMB CAP 16-17
Fresno OMB CAP 15-16 
Fresno OMB CAP 14-15 
Fresno OMB CAP 13-14 
Fresno OMB CAP 12-13 

FY 2021 Budget Procedures Manual Cover

FY 2021 Budget Procedures Manual

Budget Procedures Manual (BPM)

2021 Budget Procedures Manual (BPM) is used by staff as a guide to building their annual budget.