The adopted budget for Fiscal Year 2018 is $51,935,745, this is a 3.7% increase from the $50,088,340 for Fiscal Year 2017.
Personnel Services (salaries and benefits) make up 32.65% of the overall budget. The Fiscal Year 2018 budget includes a 1.5% raise for all employees.
Operating Expenses make up 30.76% of the Fiscal Year 2018 citywide budget, which is a 0.34% decrease from Fiscal Year 2017.
Comprehensive Financial Reports
The Finance Department produces the City’s Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR), also known as an annual audit. The City of Haines City has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the CAFR annually since 2008.
State law requires that all local governments publish each fiscal year a complete set of financial statements presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP) and audited in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America by a firm of licensed certified public accountants.