City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
On Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Long Beach City Council voted to adopt the City of Long Beach’s balanced, $2.8 billion budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.
“This City’s adopted FY 20 budget addresses concerns that are important to residents, students and business owners,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “The City’s plan addresses key public safety and infrastructure issues and supports our efforts to take the steps necessary to continue to address homelessness, improve infrastructure and support the arts.”
“I am proud of the City team for creating a balanced budget that takes on Long Beach’s most pressing priorities,” said City Manager Patrick H. West. “This is a strong budget that addresses homelessness, animal care and the arts, and restores critical quality of life services in addition to public safety. I would like to thank the entire Council and the Chair and members of the Budget Oversight Committee for their hard work.”
Included in the adopted budget are investments in:
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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