Budget

FY 2021-2022 Budget Highlight Video

 

Budget Information

The budget outlines the City's plan for achieving goals, objectives, and service delivery levels desired by the Mayor and City Council. It is a financial plan consisting of an estimate of proposed expenditures, the proposed means of financing, and the goals and objectives of the expenditures for a given time period, usually one year (July 1 - June 30).

In addition to traditional budget development, the budget function includes coordination of the City's performance measurement efforts, management analysis, expenditure forecasting, research on innovative local government budget and management practices, creation of the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), and coordination of external agency funding.

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RECOGNITION

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the City's FY 2020-21 budget the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.  This national award is the highest award in government budgeting, recognizing those cities that have prepared exemplary budgets that serve as a policy document, financial plan, operations guide, and a communications device.  Only a small percentage of North Carolina municipalities received this award.  Receipt of the award for the FY 2020-21 budget marks the nineteenth consecutive year the City has been awarded this recognition.

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the City's FY 2019-20 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) the Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award. The PAFR Award is meant to recognize government’s desire to report financial information from in a readily accessible and easily understandable way. The Finance Department is very proud to announce that this is the 1st year this award has been awarded to the City making Concord a triple Crown award recipient as well. As of 2019, there were approximately 290 Triple Crown Award winners across the US and Canada. Only 13 cities or counties in NC earned this distinction.

Budget & Performance Manager

Lesley Reder
(704) 920-5263