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The official budgeting process for fiscal year (FY) 2017 began in January 2016 when the City Council held the annual "Coffee with Council," followed by its annual retreat. From the input and outcomes of those public events, the City's Leadership Team,  led by City Manager Ryan Cotton, met to discuss budgeting scenarios and suggestions.  In early April, Ryan Cotton presented a proposed budget to the City Council for its review and discussion.

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The Holland City Council approved issuance of $25 million in bonds to pay a portion of the Unfunded Accrued Liability (UAL) for the “closed” defined benefit pension groups for retirees

HOLLAND – Each year, the City of Holland’s Finance Department produces a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30.  For the past 22 years, the City's CAFR has received annual recognition from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.

To receive recognition, the City must comply with the highest standards for disclosure and provide pertinent trend information beyond that which is required by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.

Maintain an overall comprehensive financial system that administers, records and reports all financial transactions (excluding electric, water, and wastewater utilities); and provide pertinent i

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The City of Holland has issued an updated Consolidation of Services Plan for 2013. 

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In an effort of accountability and transparency, the City of Holland is proud to present our Citizens Guide, Performance Dashboard and Projected Budget Report. We encourage our residents to utilize these tools to better understand how your tax dollars service our community.

HOLLAND, Michigan – The City of Holland has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) by the Government Finance O