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Budget & Management

Services and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the responsible planning and use of City resources.
  • Provide ongoing management and oversight of the use of City resources.
  • Develop, monitor and analyze departmental and city-wide operating and CIP budgets.
  • Oversee city-wide position control.
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions.
  • Monitor and report quarterly progress (budget vs. actual) and make projections.
  • City-wide grants administration.
  • Approve Budget Amendments and other City Council items.
  • Perform research and generate reports.
  • Provide departmental budget, grant and purchasing support.


In an effort to continue our commitment to “Government in the Sunshine”, and to enhance transparency in financial reporting, the City of St. Petersburg is offering an interactive reporting tool that allows citizens to explore budget and other financial data online in various graphical formats selected by the user. OpenGov, a California-based company specializing in data accessibility, pioneered this online application.

Fiscal Year 2022 City Budget Timetable

December 2020 - Budget Department develops FY22 budget 
January 2021 - Capital Improvement Budget Kickoff meeting
February 2021 - Operating Budget Kickoff meeting and CIP Budget Line Item Review Meetings
March 2021 - Line-Item Review meetings for all departments with Deputy Mayor, Assistant City Administrator and Budget Department staff

City Council Committee of the Whole Workshops

January 21, 2021 – City Council FY22 Budget Priorities Committee of the Whole Workshop
April 22, 2021 -
 FY22 Capital Improvement Program Committee of the Whole Workshop
May 4, 2021 - FY22 Operating Budget Committee of the Whole Workshop

Other Budget Milestones

May 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. - FY22 Budget Open House
July 1, 2021 – Pinellas County Property Appraiser certifies the Preliminary Tax Roll
July 15, 2021 – Mayor submits recommended FY22 Budget to City Council
July 22, 2021 – City Council adopts tentative millage rate and sets September FY22 Budget Public Hearing dates/times 


Public Hearing #1
September 16, 2021 (must be held after 5 p.m.)
City Council adopts the tentative FY22 City Budget and millage rate.

Public Hearing #2
September 30, 2021 (must be held after 5 p.m.)
City Council considers adoption of the final FY22 Budget and millage rate, and approval of the Capital Improvements Plan.

October 1, 2021 - Fiscal Year 2022 budget begins

ADA Help Desk

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