Annual Budgets

Budget Process

The City of Mount Vernon is required by state law to adopt a balanced annual budget. The budget plan reflects the coordinated efforts of all city departments and elected officials in identifying community needs and establishing priorities within the city's financial limitations. Each year a budget is completed and adopted by December 31st.

2020 Preliminary Budget:

The Mount Vernon 2020 Preliminary Budget document is now available for viewing. You are encouraged to participate in the process by attending the City Council discussions on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. There will be Council Committee at 6:00 pm with a formal presentation at the 7:00 pm Council Meeting.

2019 Budget:

The Mount Vernon City Council adopted the 2019 City Budget on November 7, 2018 following a public hearing and several weeks of discussion and review. The complete adopted budget document is available for viewing.

Budget Documents

Summarized versions of the 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008 budgets are also available for viewing. The City Library carries full versions of all budgets. These documents are presented with the understanding that it is dated information and should be considered historical reference only.