Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget

The budget development process is the formal method through which the City establishes its program priorities, goals and service levels for the upcoming fiscal year. This page offers access to (1) FY 21-22 budget written reports and presentations, (2) community budget meetings and opportunities for stakeholder engagement, and (3) information on Richmond’s American Rescue Plan allocation. Feel free to contact community_budget@ci.richmond.ca.us with any questions or comments.

Community Input Form

Community Budget Meetings

Members of the community, you are invited to attend the City of Richmond’s Community Budget Meeting hosted by the Finance Department.  Come learn about the city’s budget process, an overview of the City’s finances, and how the American Rescue Plan impacts our city’s finances. City staff will be available for questions, and Spanish translation will be provided. You can access the meetings on Thursday, May 6th at 4:00pm and Thursday, June 3rd at 6:00pm using the following link: 

Contact community_budget@ci.richmond.ca.us with any questions.

City of Richmond Community Budget Meetings Flyer (English)
City of Richmond Community Budget Meetings Flyer (Spanish)

American Rescue Plan Act

Through the passage of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), state, tribal and local governments are expected to receive billions in much needed assistance to help offset the negative impacts of COVID-19. 

  • Richmond is currently situated to receive $20.81 million.
  • It is anticipated that funds will be received in 2 equal installments one year apart. The first allocation is expected to come around June or July 2021, with the final installment expected one year later in 2022. All funds must be spent by the end of calendar year 2024.