Kyle City Council approved the budget timeline for FY 2021-2022

KYLE – The Kyle City Council approved the budget development timeline for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 operating and CIP budgets during its regular Tuesday, Feb. 2 meeting.
Following an annual Visioning Workshop, Council will hold its first budget work session on April 10, kicking off the public process of preparing the City’s budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. The work session will be a hybrid meeting held at Kyle City Hall, 100 W. Center Street, as well as streamed live on Kyle 10 and Spectrum 10. Residents that would like to provide public comments during the work sessions starting April 10, can register online before noon on the day of the meeting.
Budget Development Timeline for FY 2021-2022 Operating and CIP Budgets:  
  • Monday, Feb. 22 – Based on City Council’s Visioning Workshop, city manager shares goals, expectations, and budget guidelines with the department directors.
  • Saturday, April 10 – Council budget work session #1 (Special Called City Council Meeting)
    • City manager and department directors present “new” budget needs to City Council. City Council provides feedback, project priorities, and direction to city manager for the development of the City’s FY 2021-2022 proposed operating and CIP Budgets.
  • Friday, April 30 – Chief Appraiser (HaysCAD) provides certified preliminary estimates for property valuations to City.
  • Monday, May 10 – Deadline for City departments to submit line item budget and CIP spending plan for FY 2021-2022 to city manager and Finance.
  • Saturday, June 26 – Council Budget work session #2 (Special Called City Council Meeting)
    • City manager and department directors present “preliminary” proposed Operating and CIP Budgets to City Council. City Council provides feedback and direction to city manager for final changes to the city’s proposed budget for FY 2021-2022.
  • Wednesday, July 7-16 – Department directors meet with city manager to review and finalize CYEs, proposed line item budgets, CIP spending plan, and revenue projections.
  • Sunday, July 25 – Deadline for Chief Appraiser (HaysCAD) to provide Certified Property Tax Valuations to City.
  • Wednesday, July 28 – City Manager sends proposed line item budget and CIP spending plan to City Council.
  • Saturday, July 31 – Budget work session #3 (Special Called City Council Meeting)
    • City Manager presents proposed budget for FY 2021-2022 to City Council
  • Tuesday, Aug. 17 – Budget work session #4 (Regular City Council Meeting)
    • Public Hearing – Budget and Tax Rate
    • 1st Reading: Budget Ordinance
    • 1st Reading: Property Tax Rate Ordinance
  • Wednesday, Aug. 25 – Budget work session #5 (Special Called City Council Meeting)
    • Public Hearing – Budget and Tax Rate
    • 2nd Reading: Budget Ordinance
    • 2nd Reading: Property Tax Rate Ordinance
For more information about the Budget Development Timeline for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Operating and CIP Budgets, visit www.cityofkyle.com/finance/budget-fy-2021-2021.

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