Budget Division

The Budget Division is responsible for the development and monitoring of the City's annual budget and operating plan.

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Phone: (314) 622-3514

1200 Market
City Hall, Room 419

8:00am - 5:00pm

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Paul W. Payne, Budget Director 

Thank you for visiting the Budget Division’s website.  Here you will find information regarding the City budget process, current and historical budget documents and other related links.  For a better understanding of how the City of St. Louis raises revenue and how those resources are employed to provide services to our residents and visitors, please take some time to review the most recent Annual Operating Plan. 

FY2018 Budget

As Adopted by the Board of Aldermen June 30, 2017.

FY2018 Annual Operating Plan cover

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FY2018 Budget Process

On June 30, 2017, the FY2018 budget was adopted by the Board of Alderman and signed by the Mayor.  

On April 19, 2017, the FY2018 budget was presented to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment (E&A) made up of the Mayor, the Comptroller and the President of the Board of Aldermen. The Board of E&A reviewed the proposed budget, held hearings with departments and conducted a public hearing at which citizens voiced their concerns. Following the hearings, the Board of E&A recommended changes to the proposed budget. The Board of E&A approved its proposed budget and passed it out to the Board of Aldermen (BOA) on April 26, 2017. The Ways and Means Committee of the BOA held public hearings on each segment of the proposed budget during May and June. The BOA may reduce the amount of any item in a budget bill, except amounts fixed by statute or ordinance obligations. The BOA may not increase any appropriation amount nor insert new items unless specifically approved by the Board of E&A. Ways and Means submitted a list of proposed changes to the Board of E&A for its consideration in June. After E&A approval, the proposed budget was reviewed and considered by the entire BOA. It was approved by the entire BOA and signed by the Mayor on June 30, 2017 before going into effect July 1, 2017. Fiscal Year 2018 runs from July 1, 2017 to June 30,2018. 

The FY 2018 Budget as Adopted may be seen on our "Documents" page or by clicking on the thumbnail image of the FY18 Annual Operating Plan in the middle of this page.



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Phone: (314) 622-3514

8:00am - 5:00pm

1200 Market , City Hall, Room 419
Saint Louis, Missouri 63103

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