2019 Budget

Budget Schedule

9/20/2018 - Certify proposed general fund budget and tax levy for fiscal year 2019.

9/30/2018 - Deadline for certification of 2019 Tax Levy with Anoka County for Truth in Taxation purposes.

11/13-24/2018 - Truth in Taxation statements will be delivered to property owners. This is the statement of your estimated taxes owed in 2019. Your tax estimate is based on your assessed property value and the tax levies (imposed) by the City of Blaine, Anoka County, and other taxing jurisdictions.

12/13/2018 - The Truth in Taxation hearing will be held in the Council Chambers at Blaine City Hall. A presentation will be made by finance staff, and public comment will be heard.

12/20/2018 - The final general fund budget and tax levy for 2019 was approved by the Blaine City Council.

If you would like more information on the city budget please contact Blaine Finance Director Joe Huss at 763-717-2677 or jhuss@blainemn.gov.

2019 General Fund Budget Breakdown

The general fund supports the daily operation of city departments.

REVENUES:

  • Taxes: $23,869,100
  • Licenses and Permits: $2,261,000
  • Intergovernmental Revenues: $1,505,500
  • Charges for Services: $4,245,300
  • Fines and Forfeits: $213,000
  • Investment Earnings: $177,500
  • Miscellaneous: $108,000

TOTAL REVENUES: $32,379,400

EXPENDITURES:

  • Legislative:
    • City Council: $113,690
    • Commissions and Committees: $29,000
    • Legal: $300,000
    • Total Legislative: $442,690
  • Administration:
    • Department of the City Manager: $607,620
    • Department of the City Clerk: $432,830
    • Human Resources: $617,500
    • Communications: $411,700
    • Total Administration: $2,069,650
  • Finance:
    • Finance Department: $1,791,210
    • Information Services: $806,460
    • Total Finance: $2,597,670
  • Safety Services:
    • Safety Services Administration: $1,169,660
    • Emergency Preparedness: $292,100
    • Administrative Services: $854,440
    • Police Patrol: $6,312,300
    • Special Operations: $2,094,685
    • Police Records: $790,900
    • Community Outreach: $245,800
    • Community Services: $528,000
    • Fire Services: $2,085,000
    • Community Standards: $1,235,310
    • Total Safety Services: $15,608,195
  • Public Services:
    • Public Services Management: $179,150
    • Public Works: $6,374,310
    • Engineering: $1,151,220
    • Geographical Information Services: $254,895
    • Recreation: $1,189,825
    • Total Public Services: $ 9,149,400
  • Community Development:
    • Planning: $580,210
    • Building Inspections: $1,420,810
    • Total Community Development: $ 2,001,020
  • Unallocated:
    • Allocated Services: $ 429,850

TOTAL GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES: $32,298,475