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2009-2010 Proposed Budget

Following is the entire text of the City of Seattle's 2009-2010 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 2009-2010 Proposed Budget (as one 2,181 KB PDF file)

Budget Title Page, Credits, Table of Contents



Seattle City Light, p. 343

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

Seattle Transportation, p. 365

Budget Overview, p. 5

Seattle Streetcar, p. 411

Summary Tables: Revenue, p. 11

Seattle Public Utilities, p. 417

Summary Tables: Expenditures, p. 12


General Subfund Revenue Overview, p. 15

Cable Television Franchise Subfund, p. 477

Selected Financial Policies, p. 41

Office of the City Auditor, p. 483

Budget Process, p. 43

Seattle Office for Civil Rights, p. 487

Civil Service Commission, p. 491


Employees' Retirement System, p. 495

Arts & Cultural Affairs, p. 47

Ethics and Elections Commission, p. 499

The Seattle Public Library, p. 59

Department of Executive Administration, 
p. 503

Department of Parks & Recreation, p. 75

Department of Finance, p. 511

Seattle Center, p. 101

Finance General, p. 515

Fleets and Facilities Department, p. 523


Office of Hearing Examiner, p. 539

Community Development Block Grant, 
p. 121

Department of Information Technology, 
p. 543

Educational & Developmental Services Levy, p. 131

Office of Intergovernmental Relations, 
p. 567

Human Services Department, p. 145

Legislative Department, p. 571


Office of the Mayor, p. 577

Office of Economic Development, p. 173

Personnel Department, p. 581

Office of Housing, p. 179

Personnel Compensation Trust Funds, 
p. 587

Neighborhood Matching Subfund, p. 189

Office of Policy and Management, p. 599

Department of Neighborhoods, p. 197

Office of Sustainability and Environment, 
p. 603

Pike Place Market Levy, p. 211


Department of Planning & Development,p. 217

General Subfund, p. 607


Fiscal Reserves, p. 613

Criminal Justice Contracted Services, 
p. 253

Judgment/Claims Subfund,p. 619

Seattle Fire Department, p. 257

Parking Garage Operations Fund, p. 625

Fire Facilities Levy Fund, p. 277

Cumulative Reserve Subfund, p. 631

Firemen's Pension, p. 281

Debt Service, p. 651

Law Department, p. 287


Seattle Municipal Court, p. 293

Position Modifications, p. 669

Seattle Police Department, p. 305

Cost Allocation, p. 675

Police Relief and Pension, p. 333

Glossary, p. 687

Public Safety Civil Service Commission, 
p. 339

Statistics, p. 691

Last updated: September 29, 2008

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