Working from a Position of Strength

The City of Irvine has been ranked No. 1 in 2017 in a Fiscal Health Index among 116 U.S. cities of more than 200,000 population by The Fiscal Times, a digital news service that specializes on fiscal policy reporting. The City received a perfect 100 score.

The Fiscal Times uses five factors:

  • “The ratio of a city’s general fund balance to its expenditures
  • “The ratio of its long-term obligations to total government-wide revenues
  • “The ratio of actuarially determined pension contributions to total government-wide revenues
  • “Change in local unemployment rate
  • “Change in property values.”

For the Fiscal Times report, go to: fiscal times ranking

For the City’s 2016-2017 Budget, go to: city budget