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2015 Budget
2014 Budget

2015 Budget Process
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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Click the links below to view 2015 Budget discussions at the following meetings: 

June 10, 2014:   Financial Management Plan Review

Aug. 11, 2014:    
Discuss possible maximum property tax levy

Sept. 2, 2014:     
Adoption of maximum property tax levy

Oct. 28, 2014:     
Department presentations   
Nov. 10, 2014:    
Review and discussion

Nov. 25, 2014:    
Review and discussion
Dec. 2, 2014:      
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. 

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