The City of Overland Park budgets on an annual basis.
The budget includes revenue projections and allocations for daily operations, contracts with outside agencies, maintenance and capital improvements.
The City Manager‘s proposed budget is presented in June each year for the Governing Body review and discussion. The budget is adopted in August and is effective Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 of the following year.
City Council approved the 2020 budget on August 19, 2019.
The budget includes allocations for 2020 operating, maintenance and capital expenditures, revenue projections for 2020, and updates to the 2020-2024 Capital Improvements Program and Maintenance Program.
The 2020 budget maintains the mill levy and continues to emphasize City Council priorities of quality public safety, infrastructure maintenance, and neighborhood stabilization.
City Council held its first public hearing on the 2020 Budget on Monday, April 1, 2019. This public hearing at the beginning of the budget development process allows residents the opportunity to provide input into the development of the City’s annual operating budget. The operating portion of the budget includes funding for operating, maintenance and capital expenditures.
The city manager presented the proposed 2020 Budget to the Governing Body at a Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, June 17, 2019.
Members of the Governing Body reviewed the budget during goal area committee meetings during the months of June and July. A review of goal area committee recommendations by the Committee of the Whole occurred in mid-July 2019.
A second public hearing regarding the 2020 Budget was held on August 5, 2019.
Formal adoption of the 2020 Budget by the Governing Body is scheduled for August 19, 2019.
The approved 2019 Budget includes allocations for 2019 operating, maintenance and capital expenditures, revenue projections for 2019, and updates to the 2019-2023 Capital Improvements Program and Maintenance Program.
The total 2019 Budget is $294.8 million, a 0.9% increase from the 2018 budget.
General funding to support annual operations is $122.5 million, a 4.2% increase.
The operations portion of the budget funds the day-to-day operations of the City such as personal services, commodities, contractual services and equipment replacement.
Highlights of the 2019 Budget include:
At a tax rate of 13.566 mills, the owner of a $300,000 home in Overland Park would pay approximately $468 in property taxes to the city in 2019.
The remainder of property tax bills, about 85-90 percent of the total bill, are paid to Johnson County, local school districts, and the state of Kansas.