Chapter 3.04


3.04.010    Biennial budget established.

3.04.020    Mid-biennial review and modification.

3.04.010 Biennial budget established.

Pursuant to RCW 35A.34.040, the city council hereby establishes a two-year biennial budget, for the city of Burien, beginning with the two-year biennium which begins January 1, 2009. The 2009 – 2010 biennial budget and all subsequent budgets shall be prepared, considered and adopted under the provisions of this chapter and Chapter 35A.34 RCW which is hereby adopted by reference as though fully set forth herein. [Ord. 485 § 1, 2008]

3.04.020 Mid-biennial review and modification.

Pursuant to RCW 35A.34.130, the city council hereby provides for a mid-biennial review and modification of the biennial budget. No sooner than eight months after the start of the first year of the fiscal biennium, nor later than the first regularly scheduled city council meeting in November of the first year of each biennial budget, the city manager shall prepare proposed budget modifications to be effective as of January 1st of the following year. Such proposed modifications shall be sent to city council members and shall be a public record and available to the public. A public hearing shall be advertised at least once and shall be held at a city council meeting no later than the second Tuesday in December and may be continued from time to time. At such hearing or thereafter, council may consider a proposed ordinance to carry out such modifications, which such ordinance shall be subject to other provisions of Chapter 35A.34 RCW. Copies of the proposed mid-biennial modification shall be made available to the public through the city clerk. The clerk shall transmit a complete copy of the budget modification as adopted to the State Auditor. [Ord. 485 § 1, 2008]