Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Office of Budget & Fiscal Management
Office of Budget & Fiscal Management

City of Berkeley Budget

Berkeley's budget is typically produced every two years and includes a five-year capital improvement program budget. The budget serves as a major policy document and describes how the City intends to finance its services and infrastructure. The budget is a reflection of our policies, goals, and priorities - each of which are set by the City Council.

Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Budget

The FY 2022 budget process is underway. For this cycle only, the City is adopting a one-year budget.

The following table lists the key dates in the FY 2022 budget process.

Date Action/Topic
May 25, 2021
  • FY 2022 Proposed budget presentation
  • Public Hearing # 1
  • FY 2022 Proposed fee increased
 
April 23, 2019
  • Budget & Finance Policy Committee meeting
 
June 1, 2021
  • Public Hearing # 2
 
June 10, 2021
  • Budget & Finance Policy Committee meeting
 
June 15, 2021
  • Council discussion on budget recommendations
 
June 24, 2021
  • Budget & Finance Policy Committee meeting
 
June 29, 2021
  • Budget adopted
 

Budget Archive

View budget documents from previous years in the table below.

Budget Years Documents
FY 2020-2021 FY 2020 & 2021 Biennial Budget
FY 2020 & 2021 Capital Improvement Program Budget  
FY 2018-2019 FY 2018 & 2019 Biennial Budget
FY 2018-19 Capital Improvement Program Budget  
FY 2016-2017 FY 2016-17 Biennial Budget
FY 2016-17 Capital Improvement Program Budget  
FY 2014-2015 FY 2015 Mid-Biennial Budget Update
FY 2014 & 2015 Adopted Budget
FY 2014 & 2015 Capital Improvement Program Budget
FY 2012-2013 FY 2013 Mid-Biennial Budget Update
FY 2012 and 2013 Adopted Budget
FY 2012 and 2013 Adopted Capital Improvement Program Budget
FY 2010 & FY 2011 FY 2011 Mid-Biennial Budget Update
FY 2010 & FY 2011 Adopted Biennial Budget
FY 2010 & FY 2011 Adopted Capital Improvement Program Budget  
FY 2008-2009 FY 2009 Mid-Biennial Budget Update
FY 2008 and FY 2009 Adopted Biennial Budget  
FY 2006 and 2007 FY 2007 Adopted Mid-Biennial Budget Update
FY 2006 & 2007 Adopted Budget
FY 2005 FY 2005 Adopted Budget & FY 2006 Reduction Plan  

*Disclaimer: No information on the City’s website is intended to be the basis of or should be relied upon in making an investment decision. Please see our notice to investors for more information.

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