Budget & Finance


The activities and operations of the Finance Department include accounting, finance, utility billing, payroll, and information services. The Finance Department coordinates activities with other departments and outside agencies to promote the efficient and effective use of the city’s financial resources. Our Finance Department is committed to providing the highest levels of financial services and excellent customer service to the public.

2018 Budget Process Important Dates

City Manager develops a recommended budget based on policy and direction set by the City Council.

Aug. 22: Council Budget Workshop – Overview

Sept. 29: City Manager’s 2018 Recommended Budget Released

Oct. 3: Council Workshop - Department overviews for City Council, Mayor & Administrator, Support Services

Oct. 17: Council Workshop - Department overviews for Planning, Police, Public Works

Oct. 17: Council Hearings - Property tax levy and city revenue sources

Nov. 7: Council Hearings - Preliminary 2018 Budget, Property Tax Levy

Nov. 21: - Council Meeting - 2018 Budget Adoption

For more information about upcoming meeting agendas and information packets, see the Upcoming Council Agenda page.

Budget Documents 

Access the following budget documentation for a more detailed look at the finances of the City of Snohomish:

Financial Reports

View the following financial reports from 2011 - 2015: