2024 City Budgeting Information

The City of Columbus has started its process for setting the 2024 budget...

You can view and download the 2024 Budget Overview that offers highlights of the proposed budget and watch the public information meeting from September 19, 2023.

Budget Process and Timeline

  • Oct. 3, 2023: City Administrator presents the draft budget (budget overview) for discussion.
  • Oct. 10, 2023: Administrator's proposed budget is presented to the Mayor and Council.
  • Oct. 17, 2023: City Council and Mayor consider the proposed 2024 budget, incorporate any changes, and approve for publishing. The proposed budget must be published 15 days prior to the public hearing.
  • Oct. 24, 2023: Optional listening session for the proposed 2024 budget based on previous meetings.
  • Nov. 7, 2023: Public Hearing is held, and the Council considers 2024 budget approval.
  • Nov. 24, 2023: Optional special meeting backup dated to incorporate any changes after the 11/7/23 public hearing and present 2024 budget for Council approval.