Arapahoe County's budget provides funding for services, programs and projects that support the mission, vision and values of the county as directed by the Board of County Commissioners. The budget document provides information on current budgets and staffing levels for the county’s elected offices and departments, the current economic factors that impact the development of the budget, trends in revenues and expenditures and the recommendations of the Executive Budget Committee.

The County operates on an annual budget cycle with a fiscal year of January 1 through December 31. The budget documents include the annual budgets for Arapahoe County, the Arapahoe County Recreation District, Arapahoe County Building Finance Corporation, the Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Public Improvement District, and the Arapahoe Law Enforcement Authority.

The 2021 adopted budget document is available below and includes projected revenue and expenditures for the upcoming year for all County funds, elected offices, and departments. The Board of County Commissioners received the 2021 recommended budget on October 13, 2020, held a public hearing on this budget on October 27, 2020, and adopted it at a public hearing on December 8, 2020.  Budgets for 2020 and prior fiscal years are available by clicking on View All.

2021 Adopted Budget

Complete Budget Document

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Budget in Brief Brochure

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Contact Information

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