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 2020 Budget is balanced. Compared to last year’s Total Budget, the 2020 Budget will decrease by 1.3 percent, totaling $156,410,821. The total 2020 General Fund budget is $51,555,869, which is 6.8 percent lower than the 2019 amended budget.