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The Official Website of the City of Kent

About the Budget Process 

The City's budget is developed on an biyearly basis.  The budget process normally begins in February and ends in December when the final balanced budget is adopted by City Council. 


2015-16 Biennial Budget


The 2015-2016 Biennial Budget is currently being developed.  Council has held several workshops to discuss the budget.  Documents from those meetings are provided below:


2013-14 Biennial Budget

The 2013-14 Biennial Budget was adopted by Council on December 11, 2012 and a mid-biennium adjustment was approved by Council on December 10, 2013.  

Previous Budget Documents

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

For a copy of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), click the link below.  The 2013 CAFR will be published during the fall of 2014. 

 Council Workshop Presentations

Where Your Sales Tax Dollars Go

A portion of sales tax collected by Washington State is distributed to the City of Kent.


Independent Registered Municipal Advisor