The City of Arlington is glad you have stopped by to learn more about the budget. In 2016, the city approved a biennial budget process which authorizes spending on a two-year basis. A biennial budget process allows the city to better engage in long term and strategic planning.
Under direction of the Mayor and City Administrator, department directors are responsible for developing budget proposals to meet Council priorities. While the final budget is adopted by the Mayor and City Council, that vote is representative of you.