A Message from Mayor Sarno:
To the beloved citizens of Springfield, MA and Springfield City Council,
It is our great pleasure to submit to you the FY20 Recommended Budget. For this fiscal year, the total Citywide budget is $691.7M, which represents a 5.4% increase over the FY19 adopted budget. This budget continues to embody our core mission with a continued emphasis on public education, public safety, healthy neighborhoods, and community services for the residents of Springfield. The FY20 Budget echoes the City’s long-standing resiliency by maintaining core services and personnel even while preparing for a possible economic downturn within our nation in the near future. We strive to keep reaching our goals, holding true to our mission and values, and persevering on top even in the toughest of times.