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Budget Calendar

Budget Calendar Fiscal Year 2024-25

Budget Calendar Fiscal Year 2024-25
City Commission FY 2024-25 Budget Workshops will be held at 5:30 pm 
City Commission Chambers
501 W. Meadow St., Leesburg, FL 34749

Dates:
July 2, 2024
July 9, 2024
July 11, 2024

2024 Date,              
Day                        

 Responsible Party                               

Required Activity                            

Requirement Reference

March 11,
Monday

City Commission

Adopt budget calendar for the fiscal year 2024-25 budget

 

March 25,
Monday

Department Directors

Deadline for submission to the Budget Director of Utility Revenue Projections for fiscal year 2024-25

 

April 1, 
Monday

Department Directors

Deadline for submission to the Budget Director of budget requests for fiscal year 2024-25

 

April 22-May 17, 
Monday- Friday

City Manager

Meet with governmental fund departments to discuss fiscal year 2024-25 budget requests, including goals and tasks

 

May 20-31, 
Monday-Friday 

City Manager

Meet with Utility funds to discuss fiscal year 2024-25 budget requests, including goals and objectives

 

On or before June 1,
Saturday

Property Appraiser

Provide an estimate of 2024 total assessed values of nonexempt property for budget planning purposes

Section 200.065 (7), Florida Statutes

June 10, 
Monday

City Commission

Adopt Preliminary Fire Assessment Resolution for fiscal year 2024-25

Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes

June 14,
Friday

City Manager

Present the draft budget for fiscal year 2024-25 to the City Commission for review and analysis

 

June 24,
Monday

City Commission

Adopt Preliminary Fire Assessment Resolution for fiscal year 2024-25

Section 200.065 (2)(a)2, Florida Statutes, Section 28, Leesburg City Charter

On or before July 1, 
Friday

Property Appraiser

Submit 2024 certified taxable values to the City Commission

Florida Statutes, Section 200.065 (1), Florida Statutes

July 2, 
Tuesday     

City Commission

Conduct budget/capital improvement work session regarding the proposed budget for fiscal year 2024-25

 

July 8,
Monday

City Commission

Establish the maximum millage rate for fiscal year 2024-25

 

July 9 & 11, 
Tuesday, Thursday

City Commission

Conduct budget/capital improvement work session regarding the proposed budget for fiscal year 2024-25

 

On or before August 1,  
Thursday

City Commission

Notify the Property Appraiser of:              

  1. The Proposed millage rate for 2024;                      
  2. The rolled back millage rate for 2024;
  3. The date, time and place of the public hearings to consider the proposed millage rates and tentative budgets

Section 200.065 (2)(b), Florida Statutes

On or before August 16,
Friday

Finance Director/City Clerk

Advertise public hearing to adopt the Final Fire Assessment Resolution for 2024-25

Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes

On or before August 24,
Saturday

Property Appraiser

Mail notices of proposed property taxes for 2024 to each taxpayer listed on the current year assessment roll

Section 200.065 (2)(b), Florida Statutes, Section 200.069, Florida Statutes

September 12,
Thursday

CRA Boards

Establish budgets for Community Redevelopment Agencies

 

September 12,
Thursday

City Commission

Conduct public hearing to adopt Annual Fire Assessment Resolution for fiscal year 2024-25

Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes

September 12,
Thursday

City Commission

Conduct public hearings to consider adoption of the tentative millage rate for fiscal year 2024-25. All hearings must begin after 5:00 P.M.

Section 166.241 (3), Florida Statutes, Section 200.065 (2)(c)-(e), Florida Statutes

September 19,  
Thursday

Finance Director/City Clerk

Advertise public hearings to consider final adoption of the budgets, increases in property taxes and operating expenditures (if applicable), and adoption of millage rate for fiscal year 2024-25

Section 200.065 (2)(d), Florida Statutes, Sections   200.065 (3),(a),(b) and (h)-(l), Florida Statutes

September 23, 
Monday

City Commission

Conduct public hearings to consider final adoption of the budget/capital improvement plan, and millage rate for fiscal year 2024-25.  All   hearings must be after 5:00 P.M.

Section 166.241 (3), Florida Statutes, Section   200.065 (2)(d), (e), Florida Statutes

September 27,
Friday

City Commission

Certify to the Property Appraiser the adopted millage rate for fiscal year 2024-25.

Section 200.065 (4), Florida Statutes

December

Budget Director

Begin Distribution of final budget documents

 


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