Preparing a budget for the City of Lake Forest is a collaborative undertaking that requires the resources of several departments, all dedicated to making Lake Forest the best place to live, work, play, visit and do business.
The City of Lake Forest has partnered with ClearGov, a leading municipal transparency and benchmarking platform, to launch an infographic-based fiscal dashboard. The new tool provides an easy-to-understand, interactive breakdown of the city’s finances. Excerpts have been provided below and the full site can be viewed here at https://lakeforestca.cleargov.com/
In accordance with Government Code Section 37202 and Lake Forest Municipal Code Chapter 3.16, the City of Lake Forest Council reviews and approves check payments of invoices through the Certification of Warrant Register during each City Council Meeting. Click the following link to view the Warrant Register within each City Council Agenda Report https://lakeforestca.gov/129/Agendas
For a comprehensive list of historical budgets and financial statements, access the Budget and Financial Statements Archive.