Budget & Administration

Budget and Administration is responsible for the general administration of the department, and managing the process to develop and manage the City's budget.

The City of Ellensburg’s budget serves as a policy document, an operations guide, a financial plan, and a communications device.

Biennial Budgets

The budget document is divided into several categories:
  • Introduction/Budget Message outlines the general issues addressed in the budget and highlights any significant changes to projected revenues and expenditures.
  • Overview provides the history of the City, government set-up, mission and purpose of the government, list of officers, council members, description of the budget process, and outline of major funds.
  • Budget Summary section gives the summary of the city’s budget without detail of any particular fund or department. Budget by Fund/Function breaks the City's budget down by fund.
  • Budget by Department groups the budget information by the departments within the city.
  • Capital Projects lists those prioritized projects approved for funding.
  • Statistical section is devoted to statistical analysis of the City of Ellensburg operations.
2021-22 Budget Book_Cover


Document Type Current biennial Recent past biennial Past biennial
Full Book 2021/2022 2019/2020
Introduction/Budget Message 2021/2022 2019/2020
Overview 2021/2022 2019/2020
Budget Summary 2021/2022 2019/2020
Budget Fund/Function 2021/2022 2019/2020
Budget by Department 2021/2022 2019/2020
Capital Facility & Improvement Plan 2021/2022 2019/2020
Statistical 2021/2022 2019/2020

CONTACT: Keith Bassett (509) 962-7206