Finance & Records

The Finance and Records Department manages the financial integrity of the city. Under the direction of the City Clerk, the department maintains accurate and current records of all of the official proceedings.

City Funding Request

The City Council considers funding requests from community and external organizations when it develops the annual operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Requests can be submitted starting November 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018. To start the process please read the Community and External Organizations Funding Policy and fill out the External Organizations Funding Form. Any awards made under this policy are applicable for the fiscal year granted only, and expire at the close of the fiscal year.

Financial Documents


Capital Improvements Program (CIP)


The CIP document represents the city's multi-year plan for the maintenance and improvement of the publicly owned infrastructure. The CIP prioritizes the city's maintenance needs for the park, bridge, sidewalk, storm sewer, street, traffic signal, and water systems. It also outlines the improvement and replacement needs for the city's public buildings, major equipment, and information technology.

Review the CIP documents for more details:

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)


The CAFR is a complete set of audited financial statements for the City of Urbandale.  The report is published each year, for fiscal year ended June 30th.  The CAFR includes all governmental activities, organizations, and functions controlled by or dependent upon the City.

Review the CAFR documents for more information:

Annual Budget


The city's annual budget represents the city's operating plan for that fiscal year, July 1st to June 30th. It is prepared in conformance with the Code of Iowa and the city's fiscal performance goals.

Review the Annual Budget documents for more information:

More Information


Complete financial data can be obtained in any of the documents listed above. For more information, please contact the Finance and Records Department at 515-278-3900 or via email.