2019-2020 Budget Page

The 2019-2020 biennial budget provides the framework for everything we do. This budget is the first two-year budget the City of Yelm has ever developed, providing a better long-term revenue and expenditure forecast. Our budget is focused on the quality and safety of our workforce, enhancing city services, and developing community partnerships.

Responsible budgeting has enabled the city to add seven positions over the last two years, including three additional police officers and other essential staff to increase efficiency of the City. We now have the right people in place to ensure the City of Yelm operates in an economical manner for years to come.

City services are essential to the success of every municipality. This budget dedicates funds for capital improvement projects, including additional storage for our water distribution system, critical upgrades to the Water Reclamation Facility, sidewalk preservation and maintenance, and prioritized street projects including construction on Mosman Avenue.

We now have the framework for continued growth that supports essential services as we work to resolve the water rights issues of the past and continue to invest in services to accommodate future growth.

The City’s budget is balanced, maintains services to the public, and is based on long term financial forecasts that ensure sustainability. The 2019-2020 biennial budget was developed community feedback during open public meetings and adopted by City Council in December, 2018.

The documents given to Council are available below, under 2019-2020 Budget. Everyone is encouraged to review these documents, to ask questions, and to be active in the planning process. Council meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Yelm Public Safety Building, 206 McKenzie Street SE.

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2019-2020 Budget14 documents

  • 2019-2020 City of Yelm Adopted Budget
    document date 03-25-2019
    2019-2020 City of Yelm Budget as adopted 12/11/2018
  • 2019-2024 City of Yelm Capital Improvement Plan
    document date 03-20-2019
  • 2019-2020 Mayor's Budget Proposal
    document date 01-22-2019
  • 2019-2020 Budget 101 Hearing
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2019-2020 Community Development Presentation
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2019-2020 Municipal Court Presentation
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2019-2020 Finance Department Presentation
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2019-2020 Police Department Presentation
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2019-2020 Public Works Presentation
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2019-2020 Revenue Presentation
    document date 01-16-2019
  • Executive Department Presentation
    document date 01-16-2019
  • Finance Committee Budget Response
    document date 01-16-2019
  • Finance Committee Recommendations
    document date 01-16-2019
  • Email Response to Council
    document date 01-16-2019