Chapter 3.10


3.10.010    Balanced budget – Requirements.

3.10.010 Balanced budget – Requirements.

The staff is directed to institute measures to balance the budget annually, to ensure that expenditures do not exceed revenues in any fiscal year, except to the extent of a carefully long ranged and programmed use of city fund balances which as determined by the council are necessary and proper to maintain cost-effective services to all of the citizens of the community. This section applies to all general purpose funds, as defined in SMC 3.12.040. (Ord. 1042 § 2 (Att. B), 2017; Ord. 609 § 2, 1982; prior code § 3-206)