Poway's Budget

The City of Poway Budget serves as the City's primary financial planning document for accomplishing the City Council goals and objectives.  Formally titled the Comprehensive Financial Plan, the document provides citizens and interested parties information about the operations of the City, which include police and fire protection, parks and recreation, street maintenance, capital improvements, water and sewer service, and planning and engineering.

To ensure that we continue to serve our community in a fiscally responsible manner,
in 2015 through 2016, the Poway City Council adopted an updated Financial Policy (PDF), and new policies for Debt Management (PDF) and the General Fund Reserve (PDF).

The City of Poway invests its funds according to parameters set forth in the state legislation and the City's adopted Investment Policy (PDF).  This policy is updated periodically to include legislative and other changes.

FY 2018-19 Budget


The Adopted Financial Plan for Fiscal Year 2018-19 (PDF) includes:

  • Budget Introduction and Summary
  • Fund balances, department operating budgets, Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and Redevelopment Agency
Agenda Report for Financial Plan FY 2018-19 and Budget Committee Recommendations (PDF)

Previous Budgets


View budgets from previous years.
Adopted Financial Plan Cover FY2018-19