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The Town's annual budget gives staff authority to spend funds in pursuit of policy goals set by the Town Council. Resources are assigned based on priorities set by elected officials. The Town has won several awards for the development of its budget, and its budget is often used as a financial model for other small, fast-growing communities within the state. The Town’s fiscal year is from July 1 to June 30.

Budget Office Focus Areas

  • Budget development, implementation, monitoring and compliance
  • Organizational performance management
  • Long and short range financial forecasting and analysis

FY 2018/19 Adopted Budget Book

On June 6, 2018, the Town Council adopted the FY 2018/19 budget:

FY 2018/19 Adopted Budget Infographic

FY 2018/19 Adopted Budget Infographic

Infographic - Page 1

Final Infographic - Page 1


Infographic - Page 2

Final Infographic - Page 2


FY 2018/19 Town Manager's Recommended Budget

On April 25 & 26, 2018, the Budget Committee will consider the Town Manager's Recommended Budget:

Getting Involved - Your Input Matters!

Every year by mid-July, each Arizona city and town is required by law to adopt a balanced budget that is open to citizen input and participation. Annually, before the budget is adopted, residents are given the opportunity to provide input into determining what is important in their community and how much they are willing to pay for services they choose.

Learn more about municipal budgets in this Arizona Cities@Work video. Remember, your input matters!


Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 

The Town has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 15 years in a row.

The Town of Queen Creek strives each year to excel in its budget process and presentation. The Town was once again awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 2017/18 fiscal year.

To receive the award, a municipality must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, an operations guide, a financial plan and a communication device.

Links to Budget Information

Annual Budget Overview

Budget Calendar

Budget Schedules & Documents




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