What is a Special Fund?

Unlike the General Fund, Special Funds can only be used for a specified purpose.  Special Funds can be voter approved (e.g., bond funds) or can be grant funds that can only be used for certain city expenditures (e.g., roads).

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1. What is a city budget?
2. What is a biennial budget cycle?
3. What is the Proposed Budget?
4. What is the Adopted Budget?
5. What is the General Fund?
6. What is a Special Fund?
7. What is the largest source of General Fund revenue for the City?
8. What is the City’s biggest expenditure?
9. Who decides on City budget spending?
10. How can I participate in the City budget process?
11. When is the City’s fiscal year?