The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States



Fiscal Year 2017-2018

 The Budget section of the Finance Department is responsible for:
1. Preparation and execution of the Annual City Budget and 5-Year Capital Improvements Program by:
  • Assisting managers and staff in the preparation of their budget submissions;
  • Reviewing and analyzing department submissions and making recommendations to senior management;
  • Estimating and verifying all City revenues;
  • Preparing a proposed budget for City Commission review at public workshops and budget hearings;
  • Assuring all requirements are met for Florida Statutes Truth in Millage (TRIM); and
  • Preparing and distributing the adopted Annual City Budget and 5-Year Capital Improvements Program books.
2. Safeguarding taxpayer funds by:
  • Assuring compliance with provisions of the City Budget Code;
  • Assisting managers and staff in the ongoing monitoring and management of their budgets;
  • Ensuring that manpower levels, salaries, and request for changes are within budget parameters;
  • Reviewing capital expenditure purchase requests; and
  • Reviewing City Commission agenda items for financial impact on the budget.

 3. Disseminating budget information:

  • Providing monthly budget and project status reports to management and staff; and
  • Responding to requests for information from the public, press, and outside entities.

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Physical Address

1300 White St
Key West, FL 33040
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Mailing Address

PO Box 1409
Key West, FL 33041
  • Business: (305) 809-3808
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  • Hours Monday - Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

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