Budgeting is one of the most important decisions local agencies make. These key resources are designed to help local agencies match resources to community needs.
This short four page publication provides an overview and a basic understanding of public engagement and budgeting plus links to more detailed information.
This publication describes five general approaches that local agencies use, often in strategic combination, to involve residents in the budget process.
Understanding the Basics of County and City Revenues provides a plain language explanation of where revenues to fund California county and city services come from. This resource is available in English and Spanish.