The budget document sets forth the City's financial plan for the fiscal biennium. In 2014, the City of Marysville adopted a biennial budget process as a way to provide better long-range and strategic planning.
In the City of Marysville, annual budgeting begins with general direction provided by the City Council. The City budget process creates a framework to implement the policies set forth by that body to administer the city organization and deliver the various services to the community.
Under the general guidance of the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer, department directors have primary responsibility for formulating budget proposals in line with overarching city priorities.