PROPOSED 2021 Township Budget Information
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.