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Financial Accountability

The City of St. Petersburg is committed to the idea of “Government in the Sunshine,” and the responsible, documented use of government resources. The City works to enhance government transparency by providing access to financial and budgetary processes, reports, and documents, organized below. The public is able to explore budget and other financial data on OpenGov, the City's interactive reporting tool.

Fiscal Year 2025 City Budget Timetable

December 2023 - Budget Department develops FY25 budget instructions
January 2024 - Capital Improvement Budget Kickoff meeting
February 2024 - Operating Budget Kickoff meeting and CIP Budget Line Item Review Meetings
March 2024 - Line-Item Review meetings for all departments with Mayor, City Administrator, and Budget Department staff

City Council Committee of the Whole Workshops

January 25, 2024 – City Council FY25 Budget Priorities Committee of the Whole Workshop
April 25, 2024 -
FY25 Capital Improvement Program Committee of the Whole Workshop
May 7, 2024 - FY25 Operating Budget Committee of the Whole Workshop

Budget Open House

The public is invited to learn about the City of St. Petersburg’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2025 and share their thoughts and priorities with the Mayor and City officials at the yearly Budget Open House on April 16, 2024. The Budget Open House will include an overview of the proposed Fiscal Year 2025 Budget, remarks from Mayor Kenneth T. Welch and City Council, and an opportunity for public comment.

Other Budget Milestones

July 1, 2024 – Pinellas County Property Appraiser certifies the Preliminary Tax Roll
July 15, 2024 – Mayor submits recommended FY25 Budget to City Council
July 18, 2024 – City Council adopts tentative millage rate and sets September FY25 Budget Public Hearing dates/times 

Adoption

The City of St. Petersburg will host public hearings for the Fiscal Year 2025 City budget.

  • Public Hearing #1: City Council adopts the tentative FY25 City Budget and millage rate.
    Sept. 12, 2024 at 6 p.m.
  • Public Hearing #2: City Council considers adoption of the final FY25 Budget and millage rate, and approval of the Capital Improvements Plan.
    Sept. 26, 2024 at 6 p.m.

The public hearings will take place in Council Chambers at City Hall (175 5th St. N.). They will also be broadcast live on stpete.org/TV and digital cable channels:

  • Frontier – 20
  • Spectrum – 641
  • WOW! Cable – 15

Oct. 1, 2024 - Fiscal Year 2025 budget begins

Financial Reporting

The City of St. Petersburg is responsible for submitting Annual Financial Reports to the Florida Department of Financial Services in accordance with Section 218.32 of Florida Statues. Reports can be found here.
Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

Finance Documents

Quarterly Reports

Yearly Reports

Budget Documents

Current Documents

FY24 Adopted Budget
document seq 1.00
FY24 Budget in Brief
document seq 2.00
FY24 Recommended Budget
document seq 3.00
FY24 Recommended Budget Supplement
document seq 4.00
FY24 CIP Workshop Workbook
document seq 5.00
FY24 Operating Budget Workshop Workbook
document seq 6.00

FY23 Documents

Prior Documents

Budget Amendments

2024

2023

2023-01-05 Resolution 23-09
document seq 1.00
2023-01-05 Resolution 23-11
document seq 2.00
2023-02-02 Resolution 23-54
document seq 3.00
Williams Park Bandshell Renovation Project 850,000
2023-02-16 Resolution 23-92
document seq 4.00
2023-03-02 Resolution 23-113
document seq 4.25
Federal Forfeiture Fund $45,000
2023-03-02 Resolution 23-114
document seq 4.50
National League of Cities Grant $35,000
2023-03-02 Resolution 23-118
document seq 5.00
CDBG Agreement $2,304,517
2023-03-02 Resolution 23-119
document seq 6.00
Bartlett Lake Stormwater Project $500,000
2023-03-23 Resolution 23-141
document seq 7.00
FitLot, Inc. $3,510
2023-03-23 Resolution 23-133
document seq 8.00
Bridge of Life extension $552,000
2023-03-23 Resolution 23-160
document seq 9.00
FDOT $1,159,500
2023-04-06 Resolution 23-171
document seq 10.00
$794,000 Tropicana Field Improvements
2023-04-06 Resolution 23-178
document seq 11.00
$235,000 transfer to Municipal Office Buildings Fund for Improvements at MSC
2023-05-04 Resolution 23-216
document seq 12.00
Gopher Tortoise Habitat Management $4,211
2023-05-04 Resolution 23-215
document seq 13.00
Sunken Gardens aviary $18,000
2023-05-04 Resolution 23-235
document seq 14.00
Stormwater Master Plan Update $599,773
2023-05-04 Resolution 23-232
document seq 15.00
Sanitation vehicles $4,800,000
2023-05-18 Resolution 23-243
document seq 16.00
Parks & Rec ELC Stabilization Grant $644,220
2023-05-18 Resolution 23-252
document seq 17.00
Marine Team Dive Equipment $87,500
2023-06-01 Resolution 23-261
document seq 18.00
Fire Engine 1 $1,209,500
2023-06-01 Resolution 23-276
document seq 19.00
Law Enforcement grant awards $50,000
2023-06-01 Resolution 23-281
document seq 20.00
Police Pension prepayment up to $3,000,000
2023-06-15 Resolution 23-294
document seq 21.00
17th Street N Bridge $363,000
2023-06-15 Resolution 23-294
document seq 22.00
Living Shoreline environmental grant $171,000
2023-07-13 Resolution 23-327
document seq 22.50
Sunken Gardens Husbandry Building $325,587
2023-07-13 Resolution 23-329
document seq 23.00
SAD Alley Paving $23,000
2023-07-13 Resolution 23-330
document seq 23.50
Signalization project MLK and 116th Ave N $482,500
2023-07-13 Resolution 23-331
document seq 24.00
Obama Main Library Renovations $11,480,726
2023-07-20 Resolution 23-337
document seq 25.00
HUD Grant for Economic Development Initiatives $901,000
2023-07-20 Resolution 23-342
document seq 26.00
Stormwater Lift Station No. 1 $422,000
2023-08-03 Resolution 23-256
document seq 27.00
Storm Debris Removal increase of $920,110
2023-08-17 Resolution 23-393
document seq 28.00
Public Arts Project – $8,000
2023-08-17 Resolution 23-382
document seq 29.00
Seawall Maintenance & Repair – $1,058,700
2023-08-17 Resolution 23-387
document seq 30.00
Bartlett Lake Improvements – $1,500,000
2023-08-17 Resolution 23-404
document seq 31.00
Local Government Verification of Contribution Loan to Pinellas MT Housing and Palm Lake Urban Sanctuary – $305,00 each
2023-08-17 Resolution 23-400
document seq 32.00
FDLE Grant – $53,192
2023-09-07 Resolution 23-437
document seq 33.00
Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant – $47,200
2023-09-28 Res 23-474
document seq 34.00

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