Budget/CIP Summary

FY2018 Annual Budget

A summary of revenues, initiatives included in each of the city's operating funds, and a description of the capital improvements plan and employee compensation. Also included is detailed information on the various funds along with a long-range forecast for each of the major operating funds.

Approved Budget Reductions

An overview of budget reductions as approved by City Council on October 17.

Latest News

Amended Budget Emphasizes Harvey Recovery Efforts, Property Reappraisal Available for Residents
October 20, 2017
In addition to budget reductions necessary to respond to current economic conditions, the budget amendment approved by the Sugar Land City Council on Oct. 19 also included an intentional emphasis on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

City Council Approves Budget Cuts, Keeps City Pool Open
October 19, 2017
City Council recently approved more than $1.5 million in reductions to the fiscal year 2018 budget, cuts needed to address lower than budgeted sales tax – particularly in the oil and gas related business sectors – and property tax revenues.

Your Tax Dollars at Work

Your Tax Dollars at Work - Budget InfographicWhere does each dollar go? See an overview of the general fund proposed budget.

Budget Workshops
A series of workshops touching on budget specifics were held in the month of August. Below you can access video and presentations for each.

General Fund 
August 3
Presentation | Video                             
Property Tax and Debt Service 
August 10 
Presentation | Video
Enterprise Funds - Utility, Surface Water, Airport, Solid Waste 
August 17
Presentation | Video
Capital Projects/Five Year CIP 
August 24
Presentation | Video
Other Funds, Compensation and Benefits, Tourism, Corporations 
August 31
Presentation

Tax Public Hearings

Tuesday, Aug. 22  Presentation | Video
Tuesday, Sept. 5 Presentation |
Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard discusses the proposed 2018 budget during the Sugar Land City Council Meeting held on Aug 15. The proposed budget is based on a tax rate of 32.233 cents.

Proposed Budget Presentation
In the face of declining revenues, the city is taking measures to ensure financial resiliency and plan for the future.