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Citizens' Budget Committee

State law (ORS 294.336) mandates a budget committee for all Oregon local governments.

BN 2017 Adopted Budget

On June 8, 2015, the City Council adopted the approved budget, capital improvement plan, making appropriations, levying the property tax rate of $2.12 per $1,000 of assessed value and levying the bonded debt amounts sufficient to cover the debt service payments on the voter-approved general obligation debt that is outstanding. This budget goes into effect July 1, 2015.

Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) documents are prepared to educate citizens about capital planning within the City’s financial forecast. Progressive organizations focus on capital planning because it allows for targeted, strategic financial decision-making that results in critical projects that leave a lasting impact on a community. West Linn has evolved over the past five years.

GFOA Financial Model

GFOA has developed a new financial management self-assessment tool, called the “FM Model”. It invites users to test their own financial management practices against public sector financial management best practices. FM Model contains over 50 “Good Practice Statements,” which are fundamental statements of how a government organization should operate its finances.

Moving? Starting Service?

First of all welcome to the beautiful City of West Linn.  One of the first basic areas that you are probably interest in, is how to set your new home up with the various type of utility services.  The City provides water, sanitary sewer, and surface water management services with a separate entities that provide for garbage, electric, natural gas, cable, and phone.