ADOPTED 2022 , Township Budget Information
At their December 8, 2021 Business Meeting, the Board of Commissioners of Springfield Township adopted the 2022 Operating Budget for the Township. This Budget represents NO TAX INCREASE and a REFUSE FEE DECREASE for 2022. Explore the documents below for more information about the 2022 Adopted Budget.
Audits & Financial Statements
In accordance with First Class Township Code, Springfield Township's Office of the Manager submits and presents annually to the Board of Commissioners a proposed comprehensive budget for the ensuing fiscal year, comprised of a proposed operating budget and a proposed capital projects program.
The process used to develop the Operating and Capital Budgets include a comprehensive look at all the financial areas of the Township’s operations, levels of service, capital needs, and resource availability. The Board of Commissioners hold various public hearings in October and November where they hear from members of the public, community organizations, and Township Staff before voting on the final budget ordinance December.
After the conclusion of each fiscal year, the Township undergoes an extensive financial audit conducted by a third party agency appointed by the Board of Commissioners to review the previous year's finances. The financial audit is a routine process that is considered a sound accounting measure in the field of public finance.