City of Lincoln
2014-16 Mayor Recommended Operating Budget
2014-16 Budget Hearings Schedule
2014-16 Budget Quick Summary
City has cut 139 jobs over seven years while City grew by 33,000 people.
After cutting 58 positions over seven years, budget restores 10.2 FTEs in Parks and Recreation.
After cutting 33 employees over seven years, budget restores .75 FTES in Health Department to help with 67% increase in low-income dental visits and 30% increase in restaurant inspections
Sidewalk funding increased from $500,000 to $1 million after citizen input from Taking Charge public engagement.
City applies for federal funds for two police officers to address gang activity.
No tax increase for City programs, except for voter-authorized stormwater bonds.
2014-16 Budget Presentation (.ppt)
View Mayor Beutler's Budget media release
. This provides a more in depth summary of the budget than the quick summary above.
View the Taking Charge Program Prioritization
. The Prioritization lists every city program in order of importance in an easy to follow format.
View the Capital Improvement Program
. The CIP lists the City's proposed capital expenditures on roads, sidewalks, repairs, and other needs.
Building & Safety Department
Fire And Rescue Department
City/County Health Department
City Law Department
Lincoln City Libraries
Parks & Recreation Department
City/County Human Resources Department
City/County Planning Department
Public Works And Utilities Department
Urban Development Department