The Annual Financial Analysis is a document developed in July of each year which projects revenues and expenditures through the rest of the year and makes estimates for the following budget year.
The Budget Overview book is a primer to the other documents that together comprise the City’s annual proposed budget. It provides a discussion from the mayor and budget director, a summary and highlights of the proposed budget, a profile of Chicago’s financial health, demographics, an explanation of how the City creates the budget and a glossary of terms.
The Budget Recommendations document is the actual line-item budget proposed by the Mayor to the City Council for approval.
The Annual Appropriation Ordinance document is the final City Budget when approved by the City Council.
The Action Plan is an implementation plan to address Chicago’s affordable housing and community development needs for the next fiscal year. It is prepared as part of the Consolidated Plan of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which aims to foster stronger communities by coordinating programs and resources among all levels of government, as well as between the private and public sectors.
The new Grants Detail document lists the accounts, positions and expenditures for anticipated grants.