Strategy & Budget

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About Strategy and Budget

The Strategy & Budget Department is responsible for the development and oversight of the city's annual operating budget and the five-year Capital Investment Plan.

The budget department provides policy and management analysis, coordination of the Charlotte City Council's business agenda, and administration of the organization's performance management and strategic planning processes.

FY 2025 City of Charlotte Budget Survey

Strategy & Budget wants to hear from you! Participating in the budget feedback process empowers you to influence decisions that directly impact your daily life. Share your feedback via the survey now through March 31.

Adopted FY 2024 Budget

Development of the FY 2024 Budget included a thorough review of revenue and financial options to ensure that the use of available resources is maximized to serve the community while maintaining a good value to tax and rate payers and consistency with Council priorities. The total FY 2024 Budget is $3.3 billion. The budget is comprised of the annual operating budget and the FY 2024 – 2028 Capital Investment Plan (CIP). The annual operating budget reflects day-to-day operations, while the CIP represents large capital outlays over a five-year time horizon.

Adopted FY 2024 Budget(PDF, 16MB)

FY 2024 Budget in Brief Adopted(PDF, 3MB)

Breve resumen del presupuesto para el año fiscal 2024(PDF, 2MB)


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Adopted Budgets