City’s FY20 budget addresses current, future challenges

City’s FY20 budget addresses current, future challenges

The City of College Station’s proposed FY 2020 budget continues the city’s focus on public safety while providing resources for essential current and future infrastructure projects. The $341 million budget was presented to the city council on Monday at the first of three dedicated workshops at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility. Additional workshops are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Continue reading City’s FY20 budget addresses current, future challenges

Council wraps up final day of budget workshops

Council wraps up final day of budget workshops

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council had its final workshop about the proposed FY18 city budget on Tuesday at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility. The 3-hour session covered special revenue funds, enterprise funds, internal service funds, hotel tax fund, and outside agency funding.

Monday’s initial workshop covered the city’s general fund, capital projects, and the hotel tax fund.

The Fiscal Year 2018 proposed net budget for the City of College Station totals $365.5 million for all funds, which includes $244.5 million for operations and maintenance and $121 million for capital projects.

Proposed FY18 Budget Document

Here’s the PowerPoint presentation:

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Proposed FY16 Budget presented to city council

Proposed FY16 Budget presented to city council

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By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

It’s no secret that College Station is one of the country’s fastest growing small cities. Our population has increased about 36 percent in the last decade.

Over 103,000 people now call College Station home — and more are on the way. Conservative estimates say we could add another 40,000 residents in the next 10 years, with the student populations at Texas A&M and Blinn College continuing to expand.

With that rapid growth comes a demand for adequate infrastructure and core services related to public safety and parks.

City staff has spent months studying the city’s immediate and long-range needs while consulting with residents and other stakeholder groups. The result is what we consider a responsible FY2016 budget that will help us keep pace with our growth and meet the increased demand for city services we expect in the coming years.

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