Matanuska-Susitna Borough

FY 2018 Borough Budget

Our budget process is very dynamic, beginning with a review of current operations to final approval by your Borough Assembly. We will be adding documents, notices and information of interest often during the process that we expect will be completed in May.

-John Moosey Borough Manager

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Thank you for your interest in our efforts to serve you and your neighbors. Our aim is to provide citizens with a comprehensive and understandable version of the budget. We will try to remove some of the mystery from the MSB Budget, and how we use the money you have entrusted to us.

New Manager's Proposed Budget Released

Budget Documents

Download Proposed Budget

The 2018 Proposed Budget has been released, download it here. For previous year's budgets, and CAFRs (Audited Annual Reports) see the next section.

Budgets & CAFR Documents

Budget Documents

Check back often as we will be adding documents, notices and information of interest during the process that we expect will be completed in May.


The 2018 Manager's Budget is currently in process. All documents can be found under the communication section below. For times and dates of Assembly budget deliberation, see the Public Meeting calendar.


The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), is the companion to the budget. It details how money was spent in the previous year.

Budget Communication & Documents


This section houses Budget presentations and all Assembly-Staff communication that are used in deliberation.

Budget Communication

Expense Annual Budget by Organization
Capital Projects Graph 2009-2017
Areawide Mill Rate 1961-2017
Tax Revenue Cap Calculation
Capital Projects 2009-2017

Budget Presentations

Emergency Services Budget Presentation
Planning Dept. Budget Presentation
Borough Manager Presentation
Capital Projects
Information Technology Presentation
Public Works Budget Presentation
Animal Care Budget Presentation
Port Budget Presentation
Community Development Presentation
Finance Budget Presentation

What is a mill levy? A service area? Is Fund 100 important?

Budget 101 Video

Listen to the engaging conversation of Borough Attorney Nick Spiropoulos and Assembly Member Vern Halter on what makes up the Borough's budget.

This video is designed to give citizens a starting point on a very complex subject. The hour-long presentation is broken up into short 1-3 minute segments that you can scroll or skip through via text subject markers.

Stefan Himan