City of Boulder Annual Budget

CITY OF BOULDER ANNUAL BUDGET

FISCAL YEAR 2024

The 2024 Budget proposes $21.1 million in total enhancements. Overall, the budget is making permanent investments in critical areas, such as wildfire resilience, behavioral health response programs, day services center operations, and housing support. Highlights of these investments and others can be found on the Budget Highlights page and the Budget by Goal Area page.

The total 2024 Approved Budget is $515.4 million across all funds. This budget includes a change in budgeting practice for capital bond proceeds, which impacts Utilities-related capital projects in 2024. Excluding Utilities, the total 2024 Approved Budget is a 5.5% change from the 2023 Approved Budget. This includes a 2024 Operating Budget of $374.2 million, representing an annual increase of 5.5%, and a 2024 Capital Budget of $141.2 million. The 2024 Approved General Fund Budget is $196.1 million, a 4.1% increase over 2023.


The Budget in Brief and Budget in Brief Continued sections provides a breakdown of the sources, or revenues, and uses, or expenditures, within the city's 2024 Approved Budget.

Operating & Capital Budget by the Numbers

$515.4M Total 2024 Approved Budget

1509.13 Full-Time Equivalents (EMPLOYEES)

FY24-29 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

$141.2M 2024 Capital Budget

$903.7M 2024-29 Planned Capital Spending