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(Click the image above for a PDF of the entire 2014 Budget document.  The Table of Contents is linked and bookmarks are provided.)

Below are links to the sections of the 2014 Budget and Allocation (Jan 1, 2014) document with a brief description of each section.

City Leadership/City Council provides the City Leadership and City Council members.

Mayor's Letter provides an overview of the budget.

Budget Highlights provides highlights of the budget.

City Organizational Chart provides an overview of the City organizational structure.

Mayor's Strategic Plan provides the 2014-2018 City of Colorado Springs Strategic Plan.

City Council's Strategic Plan provides the 2014 City Council Strategic Plan.

Colorado Springs at a Glance, Community Profile, and GFOA Award provides fast facts about Colorado Springs, such as population, median age, and street miles, a history of the City including an overview of the economy, and the Award received for the 2013 Budget document.


General Fund Summary(chapter 1) The General Fund includes basic services such as: Fire; Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services; Planning and Development; Police; Communications; and Public Works. This section provides tables of revenue and expenditures.

General Fund Forecast
Expenditure Overview
Revenue Overview
Economic Overview

All Funds Summary (chapter 2) provides an overview of budgets, a fund balance overview for all funds, a brief review of the City's financial and fund structure, and contains information on special revenue, internal services, and fiduciary funds.

Debt Overview provides information on Debt.

Personnel Summary (chapter 3) provides an overview of the distribution of employees by fund and Department. It also presents changes in employees between current year and prior year.

The Department/Division Narratives contain summary information at the Division level. This includes an All Funds Summary, Significant Financial and Staff Modifications vs. 2013, a summary of the department, organizational chart, operating budget, personnel summary, and funding and position changes to the budget. Click on any of the following to view the narrative:

Elected Official

City Council (chapter 4)

Mayor (chapter 5)


Airport (chapter 6)

City Attorney (chapter 7)

City Auditor (chapter 8)

City Clerk (chapter 9)

Communications (chapter 10)

Economic Vitality (chapter 11)

Finance (chapters 12)

Fire (chapter 13)

General Costs (chapter 14)

Human Resources (chapter 15): Overview, Employment Services, Risk Management

Information Technology (chapter 16)

Memorial Health System Enterprise (chapter 17)

Municipal Court (chapter 18)

Office of Emergency Management (chapter 19)

Parking System Enterprise (chapter 20)

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (chapter 21): Overview, Cemeteries Enterprise, Cultural Services, Forestry, Golf Enterprise, Park Operations and Development, Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Recreation and Administration

Planning and Development (chapter 22): Overview, Development Review Enterprise, Land Use Review, Real Estate Services

Police (chapter 23)

Public Works (chapter 24): Overview, City Engineering, Fleet Management, StormwaterStreets, Traffic Engineering, Transit

Capital Improvements Program (CIP) (chapter 25)


Budget Development (appendix A)
Financial Policies (appendix B)
Revenue Detail (appendix C)
Outsourcing (appendix D)
Detailed Fee Schedule (appendix E)
Performance Measures (appendix F)
Glossary of Terms (appendix G)
GFOA Analysis (appendix H)
2014 Salary Structure (appendix I)
Appropriation Ordinances (appendix J)
Index (appendix K)