The budget of the City of Bridgeport is a reflection of the City policies, goals, and priorities. It communicates to citizens and staff what resource allocation decisions have been made, including those involving staffing, equipment, and program priorities. It also serves to communicate to citizens and staff an action plan for the upcoming fiscal year.

City administration starts meeting with City Council in March to begin budget discussions. Check the City's agendas to attend any of the public budget meetings.