Finance & Records
The Finance and Records Department manages the financial integrity of the city. Under the direction of the City Clerk, the department maintains accurate and current records of all of the official proceedings.
The official source of the City of Urbandale, Iowa’s municipal disclosure and market data may be found at the Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA) website at https://emma.msrb.org/
External Funding Requests
Every year, the City Council considers funding requests from external organizations when putting together the annual budget. Funding request forms must be submitted by 5 PM on November 30, 2022, in order to be considered for FY23-24 funding. Download the form here.
Capital Improvements Program (CIP)
The CIP document represents the city’s multi-year plan for the maintenance and improvement of the publicly owned infrastructure. The CIP prioritizes the city’s maintenance needs for the park, bridge, sidewalk, storm sewer, street, traffic signal, and water systems. It also outlines the improvement and replacement needs for the city’s public buildings, major equipment, and information technology.
Review the CIP documents for more details:
- 2023-2028 Capital Improvements Plan (PDF) - Staff Recommendation
- 2022-2027 Capital Improvements Plan (PDF) - Adopted January 7, 2022
- Previous CIP Documents
Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)
The ACFR is a complete set of audited financial statements for the City of Urbandale. The report is published each year, for fiscal year ended June 30th. The ACFR includes all governmental activities, organizations, and functions controlled by or dependent upon the City.
Review the ACFR documents for more information:
- FY2020-2021 ACFR - Fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 (PDF)
- FY2019-2020 ACFR - Fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 (PDF)
- Previous ACFR Documents
The city’s annual budget represents the city’s operating plan for that fiscal year, July 1st to June 30th. It is prepared in conformance with the Code of Iowa and the city’s fiscal performance goals.
Review the Annual Budget documents for more information:
- FY2022-23 Budget (PDF) - Adopted on March 8, 2022
- FY2021-22 Budget (PDF) - Adopted on March 23, 2021
- FY2020-21 Budget (PDF) - Adopted on March 10, 2020
- FY2019-20 Budget (PDF) - Adopted on March 12, 2019
- Previous Budgets
The upcoming fiscal year 2022-2023 total City proposed tax levy will be $10.01 (which includes $8.57 shown in the image, plus the Debt Service levy of $1.44). This is a .10 cent decrease from last year's tax levy:
- Max Levy Hearing Notice (PDF)
Complete financial data can be obtained in any of the documents listed above. For more information, please contact the Finance and Records Department at 515-278-3900 or via email.