Objective: Achieve Fiscal Sustainability


The City is on a path toward achieving fiscal sustainability. To show our city's growth, we'll have to show that we can manage spending and grow revenue. The City projected an $11 million budget deficit for the 2019 Fiscal Year (July 2018-June 2019). The key results for Achieving Fiscal Sustainability will both allow for and be a signal of a growing city.

Key Result: Reduce the general fund budget variance from 11% to 5%

Overall budget variance through the end of November: -18% Variance


Water Bureaus


Water Engineering
Amount Spent: $299,927
Amount Allotted: $400,786

-25.2% Variance


Water Finance
Amount Spent: $87,947
Amount Allotted: $102,285

-14% Variance


Water Plant
Amount Spent: $2,899,760
Amount Allotted: $3,490,150

-16.9% Variance


Water Quality Management
Amount Spent: $316,887
Amount Allotted: $419,336

-24.4% Variance


Skaneateles Watershed
Amount Spent: $175,068
Amount Allotted: $209,186

-16.3% Variance