Finance Department

350 S. 5th St., Room 325M
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Budget Process Calendar

Mayor Betsy Hodges will present the 2015 recommended budget to the City Council by August 15, 2014. The Council will consider the budget from September through December. Final approval of the 2015 budget is scheduled for Wednesday, December 10, 2014.

Public Comments 

The City of Minneapolis has tentatively scheduled two public comment hearings on the proposed 2015 property tax levy and budget:

Nov. 18 at 6:05 p.m.
Room 317 of City Hall

Dec. 10 at 6:05 p.m.
Room 317 of City Hall

2015 City of Minneapolis Budget Process (2014 calendar year)

Please check this site often as dates are tentative and may change.

2015 City of Minneapolis
Budget and Business Planning Process Dates

Feb-MarchVision, Values, Goals & Strategic Directions including public comment
Apr 3Capital project requests due for Capital Long Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) consideration
Apr 8 -  May 3CLIC review and presentations of capital proposals
April 11Technology Capital Asset Request System (CARS) to be reviewed by Information Technology 

April 24

State of the City Speech

April - May

Business Plans (working document)

May 1

Remaining Capital Asset Request System 2015-2019 due to Finance

May 8Joint public hearing of CLIC and Planning Commission on 2015-2019 Capital Plan

Mayor's Office reviews budget programs

July-AugMayor finalizes budget recommendation
July 11 CLIC report distributed to Mayor and Council
by August 15Mayor delivers budget message to City Council as required by the Charter
Aug 27Board of Estimate public hearing on maximum property tax levies 5:05 p.m. (Tentative)
Sept 10Board of Estimate meeting to set the maximum property tax levies 4:00 (Tentative)
Sept - OctWays and Means Hearings on the Budget - Schedule 
Nov 18Public Comment on Levy and Budget 6:05 p.m. (Tentative)
Dec 2

Markup by Ways and Means Committee, with all Council members invited to attend 1:00 p.m. until     4:00 p.m. (Tentative)

Dec 4Markup by Ways and Means Committee, with all Council members invited to attend 1:00 p.m. until    4:00 p.m. (Tentative)
Dec 11Council budget adoption 6:05 p.m. (Tentative)

Dec 11

Adopt 2015 Property Tax Levies (Immediately following Council budget adoption)

If layoffs are recommended, the Mayor needs to call a special City Council meeting requesting action to provide preliminary approval of the budget.


Last updated Sep 10, 2014