• Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

    Most city offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

    Garbage collection will be on regular schedule. All six library locations will be closed.

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  • 2019 Pet Licenses

    Beginning on Monday, November 26th, pet licenses and dog park permits for 2019 will be available at the City Clerk's Office

    Questions? Please contact the City Clerk 283-4209.

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  • Welcome to the City of Des Moines

    A major center for insurance, financial services and publishing, Des Moines has a lot to offer, such as affordable housing, short commute times, a diverse population, and was also recently named one of the best places to live on the Silicon Prairie.

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  • Spotlight on Des Moines

    Gray's Lake Park features the 1,400 foot-long Kruidenier Trail pedestrian bridge and a 1.9 mile trail around the lake. "...Residents can walk, bike, boat or fish -- right in the very heart of downtown," said Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie.

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  • Iowa State Capitol

    The Iowa State Capitol is among the most beautiful state capitols in the country with its 275-foot, 23-karat gold leafed dome anchoring the east end of downtown Des Moines.

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  • East Village

    Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.

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  • World Food & Music Festival

    Annual event with culinary culture from around the world.

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Research and Budget Office

 

The function of the Research and Budget Office is to prepare and compile the City's Operating Budget and Capital Improvements Program, perform fiscal analyses of City operations, and provide research and analysis support on issues that impact the City.


Contact Information


The Research and Budget Office of the Finance Department is here to serve you Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Please see our Holiday Schedule for recognized holiday closings.  We can be reached by phone at (515) 283-4087. Our fax number is (515) 237-1668.  Please feel free to email us 24 hours a day.

 

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