Budget Department

The Office of Management and Budget provides an annual budget and a six-year capital program for the City. The office also develops city wide operating procedures and policies for energy, telecommunications, and technology. The office performs management and productivity improvement studies and makes recommendations for all departments.

It works with the Finance Department, to track expenditures and all debt issuances. It also works the Office of Human Resources, to negotiate contracts with various collective bargaining units and to make recommendations in relation to filling vacant positions. 


FY 2023-2024 Proposed Budget Highlights

• $310M budget with improvements for parks, public works, fire, schools, and more
• Proposed budget reduces use of American Rescue Plan Act and the fund reserves
• Includes a 2% property-tax increase addressing City's decades-long structural budget deficit
• Common Council Budget Hearings will run through April; Council will act by May 8, 2023
• View the Common Council Budget Hearings at YouTube.Com/cityofsyracuse/live



City Budgets and Initiatives

Living Wage Ordinance