The City of Marysville’s budget is designed to serve the following purposes:
To define policy, as legislated by City Council.
To serve as an operating guide for management staff to aid in the control of financial resources, while complying with generally accepted principles for government.
To present the city's financial plan for the next five fiscal years, illustrating expenditures and projected revenues by which the budget is funded.
To serve as a communication document for the residents of Marysville who wish to understand how the city operates and the methods used to finance those operations.
The city follows a calendar year (Jan-Dec).
Adoption of the Budget
The City Charter requires that the City Manager present an operating budget and ordinance to City Council that shows a complete financial plan of all city funds and activities for the next fiscal year. Included in the operating budget shall be a history of income and expenditures for the past two years and a projection for the year following the next fiscal year.