The City of Minot relies on an accurate annual budget to run efficiently and successfully from year-to-year. Several months go into planning for the annual budget. Below you will find a short video that explains how the budget is built. From funding, forecasting and finalizing. Below you will find several videos that may help explain and expand on how the City budget works, is created and our current financial standing.
The 2018 budget will prove to be challenging for the City of Minot due to shifts in the local economy. In May of 2017, City of Minot staff conducted two public meetings to educate the public and the elected officials of the current and future challenges the city may see.