The adopted budget for FY 2018 is $51,935,745; this is a 3.7% increase from the $50,088,340 for FY 2017.

Personnel Services (salaries and benefits) make up 32.65% of the overall budget. The FY 2018 budget includes a 1.5% raise for all employees.

Operating Expenses make up 30.76% of the FY 2018 citywide budget, which is a 0.34% decrease from FY 2017.

Budget in Brief

Annual Budget


Comprehensive Financial Reports (CAFR)

The Finance Department produces the City’s Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR), also known as an annual audit. The City of Haines City has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the CAFR annually since 2008.

State law requires that all local governments publish each fiscal year a complete set of financial statements presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP) and audited in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America by a firm of licensed certified public accountants.


Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)