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2015 Budget Planning
The Burnsville City Council takes final action on the annual budget each December. However, developing a budget is a year-round process with multiple meetings that begins formally in June.

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Burnsville Budgeting Calendar
The public is invited to attend any or all of the meetings where the Council discusses the budget. All meetings are held at Burnsville City Hall and will be shown live and replayed on Burnsville Civic Television Channel 16 and streamed online. City Council meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.

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2015 DRAFT Council Budget Workbook

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The 2015 Budget will be discussed at the following meetings: 

June 10:   Financial Management Plan Review

Aug. 11:    
Discuss possible maximum property tax levy

Sept. 2:     
Adoption of maximum property tax levy

Oct. 28:     
Department presentations   
  
Nov. 10:    
Review and discussion

Nov. 25:    
Review and discussion
               
Dec. 2:     
Consider adoption of the 2015 Budget 

Typically, more than half of the property tax dollars the City collects are used to fund Burnsville's Public Safety services such as police, fire, emergency medical services and emergency management. Another 25 percent of the tax levy funds maintenance of streets, parks and snowplowing and other public works functions.

Changes in State Law have eliminated the need for a Truth-in-Taxation Public Hearings, although the Council has reserved time for formal public comment as part of its work sessions in November. 

Click here for information on past City budgets.

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