FY19 Proposed Budget

The City's Budget is Your Budget

The City’s annual proposed budget is first and foremost designed to fund the priorities of YOU – the residents of Sugar Land!  This year, the priority emphasis is on investments in public safety - including drainage improvements to protect you and your property, innovations in Fire / EMS service and the design of new facilities critical to keeping you safe, such as a new Emergency Operations & Public Safety Dispatch Center.

Citizen engagement is an important cornerstone of the success of our community, and we invite you to participate in learning more about the budget and sharing your thoughts with us through upcoming workshops and public hearings. Your feedback is very important to ensuring Sugar Land is the premier city in the Houston region.

Review the FY19 Proposed Budget and Five Year Capital Improvement Program

2018 Proposed Tax Rate

For information on the proposed tax rate, please visit the 2018 Proposed Tax Rate page.

You Are Invited- Tell us what you think! 

Join us for a public hearing on the proposed FY19 budget and Five Year CIP!

  • When: August 21, 6:00 p.m.
  • Where:
    City Hall - Council Chambers
    2700 Town Center Blvd North

City Manager Files FY19 Proposed Budget

As required by the City Charter, the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget was filed by the City Manager at the July 17, 2018 City Council meeting.

The proposed budget totals $245.4 million and includes $27.2 million for capital projects and $218.2 million for operations. There are no new positions and no new programs included in the proposed budget.

The budget funds current services- with limited increases due to contractual increases and additions focused on strengthened resilience and innovative constraint.  To learn more about the budget, visit the pages shown on the left menu. For a breakdown of the summary by individual fund, please see the budget summary by fund.

FY19 Proposed Budget

Fund FY19 Budget
General Fund
$  89,259,374
Debt Service Funds
Utility Enterprise Fund
Airport Enterprise Fund
Solid Waste Fund
Economic Development 
Other Funds
Total Operating Funds
$ 218,207,264
Capital Projects
Total FY19 Budget

More Information

For any comments, questions, or requests, contact budget@sugarlandtx.gov