Financial Resources Division - Budget Office

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Budget Information includes a Citizens Guide to the Adopted Budget, Capital Improvement Plan, Successor Agency for the former Redevelopment Agency, Affordable Housing, Community Development Block Grants, HOME Improvement Partnership, and Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

Budget Overview

Fiscal Updates

Fiscal Challenges

Throughout the fiscal year and as part of the ongoing budget development, the City Council is presented with various discussions on the long term financial issues impacting the City’s General Fund. The topics are typically scheduled to occur at City Council Study Sessions. The intent is to continually review and discuss details and related impacts for each issue.

Financial Updates

Council Study Sessions

More information may be found on the Financial Operations Reports page.

Budget Development Process

The City of Moreno Valley adopts a two-year budget to plan the use of resources available to provide services for residents and businesses. The next two-year cycle begins July 1, 2019. The Proposed Budget will present projected operating revenues and expenditures for the two fiscal years: Fiscal Years (FY) 2019/20 – 2020/21. The budget includes all component units of the City, including the General Fund, Community Services District and Housing Authority. The Budget includes both Operating Budgets and Capital Improvement Project budget requests.

The review of the proposed budget provides a public process to discuss the City’s proposed budget with the City Council and public to make the process as transparent as possible. The review of the budget as part of this initial adoption, subsequent amendments, and periodic reviews provides an ongoing public process to monitor expenditures and revenues throughout the fiscal years.

As part of the budget adoption process, the City Council has requested a series of discussions related to the proposed budget long-term financial issues impacting the City. These discussions occur through various City Council meetings and study sessions, with the intent to review and discuss details and related impacts. Information presented on these topics will be posted on the City’s web site as part of the posted Agenda Packages. The budget process is an ongoing process throughout each fiscal year with all items continuing to be monitored and reviewed following the initial adoption.

Balancing Act & Tax Payer Receipt

As the City budget for FYs 2019/20 - FY 2020/21 takes shape, your view on how your tax dollars are spent are essential to creating a budget that best services all of our citizens. The City Council and City staff invite you to be part of this process by helping us identify your service and spending priorities for the upcoming biennial budget. The interactive online tool that allows you to “balance” the adopted FY 2018/19 budget in order to help provide feedback for the development of FYs 2019/20 - FY 2020/21 budget. When you enter the online tool there will be prompts to help you use it and More Details icons that will cover additional information such as the meaning of terms and details about the dollar amounts.

In addition for your further information is a Tax Receipt application. This application is intended to estimate the portions of sales and property taxes paid by Moreno Valley residents that are received by the City and available for services such as police and public works. Sales and property taxes are split among several different entities including the County, State and schools. The amounts estimated by this tool only reflect estimated funds collected and used by the City of Moreno Valley.

To access this application please use this link, click here, to receive your estimated receipt information.


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