City Budget

2023 Budget Dates

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022: Present draft preliminary budget to City Commission (Video)
  • Monday, Aug. 1: West Fargo City Commission prepares the preliminary budget statement and sets public budget hearing date (Video)
  • Between Sept. 7 and Oct. 3: West Fargo City Commission holds public hearing to any and all protests or objections to items in the preliminary budget.


2023 Budget Changes
Communications - 416200
Remove new Communications position
110Permanent employee salaries
$   (50,517)
220Social Security(3,864)
230Retirement(7,709)
240Work Force Safety Insurance(91.00)
320Health Insurance(20,360)
Total$   (82,541)

Decrease marketing down to $20,000
602Marketing
$   (50,000)

Reduce Travel & Education to $4,500
340Travel & Education
$    (5,000)
Total Communication Reductions:
$(137,541)

Human Resources - 414103
Remove payroll study
307Contract Services$   (25,000)

Remove Dale Carnegie study
245Corporate Education$   (25,000)
Total Human Resources Reductions$   (50,000)

Total decrease to General Fund Tax Levy$(187,541)


2022 Budget

General Fund  
General Government
$7,485,871
Public Safety
$9,658,725
Public Works
$4,186,580
Public Transportation
$410,540
Capital Outlay
$1,220,650
Transfers
$47,915
                 Total General Fund:
$23,010,281
Enterprise Funds  
Water Division
$7,765,853
Non-Major Divisions
$10,606,273
            Total Enterprise Funds:
$18,372,126
Special Revenue Funds  
General Government
$7,331,085
Public Safety
$3,406,560
Capital Outlay
$280,735
Transfers
$26,850,033
 Total Special Revenue Funds:
$37,868,413
Agency  
                 Total Agency Funds:
$406,669
Debt Service  
             Total Debt Service Funds:
$27,172,790
All Funds  
                                      Total All Funds:
$106,830,279
Mill Levy  
General Fund
53.60
Share of Specials
1.13
Fire
17.90
Library
8.53
Airport
0.81
                                Total Preliminary Mill Levy:
81.97