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Fiscal Year 2020/2021 Budget Highlights Available

Posted August 26th, 2020

The City of Winter Haven Fiscal Year begins October 1, 2020.  Final review and discussions of the proposed 2020/2021 budget will occur throughout September. Included in the budget are plenty of projects and initiatives to continue the momentum the City of Winter Haven has been experiencing over the past number of years. To view highlights of the proposed FY 2020/2021 Budget and to access the entire proposed budget, please click this link:

The Regular City Commission Meeting and 1st Public Hearing on the Tentative Ad Valorem and FY 2020-2021 Budget is TUESDAY, September 15, at 6 p.m. The Regular City Commission Meeting and Final Public Hearing on the Millage and FY 2020-2021 Budget is MONDAY, September 28, at 6 p.m. These meetings will be livestreamed on the City’s Facebook page at

The public is also welcome to view the meetings via Zoom where a citizen can make official comments during the meeting when directed. Click here to register on Zoom for either or both meetings.

Contact the City Clerk at or (863) 291-5600, ext. 224 should you have any questions about the public hearings.