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2008 Proposed Budget

Following is the entire text of the City of Seattle's 2008 Proposed Budget. Specific department budgets are located within various sections, such as "Arts, Culture and Recreation." To make it easier to locate a specific department's budget within a section, the department listings below include the page at the beginning of that department's portion of the section. The budget files are in Portable Document File (.pdf) format which can be opened and read using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Entire 2008 Proposed Budget (as one 2,263 KB PDF file)

Budget Title Page, Credits, Table of Contents



Seattle City Light, p. 347

Reader's Guide and City Organizational Chart, p. 1

Seattle Transportation, p. 367

Budget Overview, p. 5

Seattle Streetcar, p. 415

Summary Tables: Revenue, p. 11

Seattle Public Utilities, p. 421

Summary Tables: Expenditures, p. 12


General Subfund Revenue Overview, p. 15

Cable Television Franchise Subfund, p. 487

Performance Measures, p. 43

Office of the City Auditor, p. 491

Selected Financial Policies, p. 51

Seattle Office for Civil Rights, p. 495

Budget Process, p. 53

Civil Service Commission, p. 499

Employees' Retirement System, p. 503


Ethics and Elections Commission, p. 507

Arts & Cultural Affairs, p. 57

Department of Executive Administration, 
p. 511

The Seattle Public Library, p. 69

Department of Finance, p. 519

Department of Parks & Recreation, p. 87

Finance General, p. 523

Parks Levy Fund, p. 113

Fleets and Facilities Department, p. 531

Seattle Center, p. 119

Office of Hearing Examiner, p. 547


Department of Information Technology, 
p. 5551

Community Development Block Grant, 
p. 137

Office of Intergovernmental Relations, 
p. 573

Educational & Developmental Services Levy, p. 147

Legislative Department, p. 577

Human Services Department, p. 161

Office of the Mayor, p. 583


Personnel Department, p. 587

Office of Economic Development, p. 187

Personnel Compensation Trust Funds, 
p. 593

Office of Housing, p. 193

Office of Policy and Management, p. 605

Neighborhood Matching Subfund, p. 205

Office of Sustainability and Environment, 
p. 609

Department of Neighborhoods, p. 213


Department of Planning & Development,
p. 227

General Subfund, p. 613


Fiscal Reserves, p. 619

Criminal Justice Contracted Services, 
p. 261

Judgment/Claims Subfund,p. 627

Seattle Fire Department, p. 265

Parking Garage Operations Fund, p. 633

Fire Facilities Levy Fund, p. 285

Cumulative Reserve Subfund, p. 639

Firemen's Pension, p. 287

Debt Service, p. 661

Law Department, p. 293


Seattle Municipal Court, p. 299

Position Modifications, p. 677

Seattle Police Department, p. 305

Cost Allocation, p. 681

Police Relief and Pension, p. 337

Glossary, p. 693

Public Safety Civil Service Commission, 
p. 343

Statistics, p. 697


Last updated: September 24, 2007

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