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 : -17% Variance


Water Bureaus


Water Engineering
Amount Spent: $348,596
Amount Allotted: $472,996

-26.3% Variance


Water Finance
Amount Spent: $112,847
Amount Allotted: $123,962

-9% Variance


Water Plant
Amount Spent: $3,610,965
Amount Allotted: $4,202,568

-14.1% Variance


Water Quality Management
Amount Spent: $397,450
Amount Allotted: $498,585

-20.3% Variance


Skaneateles Watershed
Amount Spent: $190,893
Amount Allotted: $371,291

-48.6% Variance