Fiscal Year Budget for 2022 - 2023
As City Manager and Finance Director, the most important task of the year is to present to the City Council the annual budget. This is a very exciting time for the City of Soledad. With the COVID-19 pandemic pretty much at its end and the completion of one year in the renovated Community Center, the City is in a good position to grow our revenues and services. Preparing a program and financial plan to guide the City organization into the future is both a professional challenge and honor.
Last year at this time staff presented a balanced budget with many new staffing positions. This year, we again present a balanced budget with minor staffing increases, we are looking at new programming and commitments based on the adopted City Council goals.
The General Fund and other funds are structurally balanced and are hereby submitted for City Council consideration, acceptance, and approval. The operating budget also includes the budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 for the Successor Agency to the Soledad Redevelopment Agency which reflects the approved California Department of Finance Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule for fiscal year 2022-2023.