The City of Lacey’s budget is developed annually. The budget is a major planning and policy document that describes the funding sources for planned services and infrastructure improvements. The City provides a wide range of services, including police and fire protection, constructing and maintaining roads, recreation programs, maintenance of parks, health and social services, community development, and financial/administrative services.
Through thoughtful Council guidance and diligent efforts by city staff to effectively leverage resources, while containing rising costs, the 2019 Budget is balanced. Compared to last year’s Total Budget, the 2019 Budget will decrease by 0.5 percent, totaling $142,235,705. The total 2019 General Fund budget is $49,511,784, which is 1.7 percent higher than the 2018 amended budget.