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 July: -5% Variance


Water Bureaus


Water Engineering
Amount Spent: $840,514
Amount Allotted: $728,992

15.3% Variance


Water Finance
Amount Spent: $247,966
Amount Allotted: $343,137

-27.7% Variance


Water Plant
Amount Spent: $6,840,102
Amount Allotted: $7,168,269

-4.6% Variance


Water Quality Management
Amount Spent: $823,224
Amount Allotted: $1,007,059

-18.3% Variance


Skaneateles Watershed
Amount Spent: $601,195
Amount Allotted: $608,510

-1.2% Variance