Town Of Richmond
 Budget 101 

Budget 101

Citizens' Guide to Local Budgets
from the Office of the New York State Comptroller

A local government budget can be diffucult to understand for the average citizen who may not have a background in accounting or a familiarity with budgeting. However, with some basic knowledge about what budgets contain, why they are important, and how they are presented, every citizen of every local community in New York State should be able to decipher the budget document. With the resources in this guide, interested citizens should be able to understand what is contained in their local government's budget.


View and download the guide.

2019-2020 Budget Worksheets

The 2019 approved budget and 2020 preliminary budget appropriate funds for the cash purchase of highway trucks, reducing the overall cost to taxpayers by eliminating financing costs. View more info on long-term cost savings and the highway equipment replacement plan in the document section below.