Tho Kraus (253) 983-7706 • Fax (253) 589-3774 •
Assistant City Manager of Administrative Services, Chief Financial Officer

Municipal Finances 101

The purpose of this report is to provide citizens with the fundamentals of municipal finance in a Q&A format.  This is the first time the City has prepared such a document.  There is additional information that could have been includes; however, that information is currently not available for the adjusted budget.  This document will continue to be updated to incorporate items that are currently underway and/or slated to be developed as part of the upcoming 2017/2018 biennial budget process.