Budget & Strategy

The City of Coral Springs Budget & Strategy Department serves with excellence, innovation and integrity. The department provides partnerships that build long-term financial stability through innovative, data-driven, and forward-thinking strategies that fulfill the City’s Strategic Plan.

Department Head

Catherine Givens

Catherine Givens

Catherine Givens is the Assistant City Manager for the City of Coral Springs. Givens previously worked for Franklin Templeton Investments, where she began as a Performance Analyst in 2005 and climbed up the ranks to Performance Analysis and Investment Risk Manager.

A tool designed to keep residents and businesses informed about key city projects and the performance of city operations. Through this tool, the public has access to information and data analysis that generates a better understanding of city operations and most up-to-date information on what city officials and staff are doing to improve our community. 

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There is a variety of opportunities to get involved with the city’s budget and learn more about the process. The following meetings and workshops are all open to the public and may be streamed on CityTV.

  • June and July: Business Planning Workshops
  • August: Budget Workshops
  • Mid-September: Public hearings and final adoption of the budget

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The Budget Academy

The Budget Academy is an opportunity for residents to learn about the city’s budget and engage with city staff. The one-hour academy provides an overview of the city’s budget process, including how tax dollars are allocated and used for city services. The academy is held once a year in August.

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The City of Coral Springs Budget Department understands the need for diversified and consumable communication with the public. As part of its commitment to educate residents, the department has employed the use of social media, created brief budget overview videos to explain how the city’s budget is created and utilized, hosted an annual Budget Academy for further public education, and collaborated with City Commissioners to elevate upcoming initiatives. 

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