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Readers Guide
Adopted by the People on November 5, 1974

The Fiscal Year 2007 Budget for the City of Flint serves four fundamental purposes:

Policy Guide
The Budget as a Policy Document serves to inform the reader about the City of Flint and its policies. The Budget includes organization-wide financial and programmatic policies and goals that address non-financial goals and objectives, long-term concerns and issues, as well as its short-term financial and operational policies that
guide the development of the budget for the upcoming year.
This Budget document details the services that the City of Flint will provide during the twelve-month period from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. The Departmental Budget sections provide goals, objectives and performance measures for each department for the
upcoming year.

Financial Plan
As a financial plan, the Budget details the costs associated with providing municipal services and how the services will be funded.
The General Fund section includes a summary and detailed description of all revenues and expenditures. Specific fund
section also describes revenue and expenditure sources and uses and significant trends affecting specific fund. The Budget document explains the underlying assumptions for the revenue estimates and discusses important revenue trends. In addition, there is discussion of the City of Flint accounting structure and budgetary policies.

Operations Guide
As an operations guide, the Budget details how departments and the funds are organized. The Budget informs the readers of all the activities, services and functions carried out by each department. In addition, the Budget provides performance measurements of organization-wide objectives to aid in monitoring the progress of the City of Flint. Each departmental budget section includes a description of the department’s function, its goals and objectives, performance indicators, authorized positions within the organizational structure, budget highlights, and the budgetary appropriation.

Communication Device
As a communication device, the Budget provides summary information to aid the readers in interpreting the document. Charts, graphs, tables and texts are included to consolidate the information as much as possible. The budget document also includes a detailed table of contents and a glossary of terms to make it easy to locate and understand its contents. Finally, the Budget includes the Budget Message
section, which provides readers with a condensed analysis of the fiscal plans of the City of Flint for the upcoming fiscal year.
 

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