City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
333 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, the Long Beach City Council voted to adopt the City of Long Beach’s balanced, $3.0 billion budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.
“This City’s adopted FY 19 budget addresses the concerns that are important to our neighbors, the Fire and Police department, homelessness and our youth,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “I am proud that this plan will confront the City’s most pressing challenges and help move our city forward.”
“The City team worked tirelessly on the development of the coming year’s budget,” said City Manager Patrick H. West. “We addressed concerns about potential shortfalls early in the process and finished it up with a strong budget addressing homelessness, the arts, and everything in between.”
Included in the adopted budget are investments in:
The new budget also includes Mayor Robert Garcia’s recommendations which consist of:
For more information about the budget or to access the Community Budget Book, the City Manager’s Budget Presentation, and Mayor Robert Garcia’s Budget Message, those interested can visit the Financial Management Department website at http://www.longbeach.gov/finance/city-budget-and-finances/budget/budget-information/.
About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 480,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 170 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.
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