FY18 Preliminary Budget Plan Released

FY18 Budget Book

The Fiscal 2018 Preliminary Budget Plan recommended by the Department of Finance reflects the priorities of Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and responds to the ongoing fiscal challenges of the City and City Schools. The budget totals $3.9 billion, including $2.8 billion for operating expenses and $1.1 billion for capital investment. The General Fund budget totals $1.83 billion, a 3.8% increase from the Fiscal 2017 Adopted Budget. The plan includes a major new commitment to City Schools, maintains core City services, continues property tax reduction for homeowners, and targets investments to make the City cleaner and safer.

You can access the plan here: Fiscal 2018 Preliminary Budget Plan

Special thanks to local artist Jessie Unterhalter for allowing the City to showcase her mural, New Day. This public art was sponsored by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts and can be found at 1137 Harford Road.

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