Finance Department

Annual Budget

The City Budget is prepared annually by Staff, and is approved by the Governing Body.  The goal of the City's Adopted Budget is to evaluate and direct City departments, helping them make strategic decisions regarding resource allocation, program evaluations, financial management and long-range planning.

The 2023 Adopted Budget Book can be viewed by clicking the cover on the right.  Previous adopted budgets are available by clicking the covers below.

The 2023 State Budget Forms can be found here.  Additionally, the individual presentations provided by each of the City's Department Heads, can be viewed at this link.

Budget 101

In addition to the annual Budget Book, City Staff also produce the Budget 101 document, which provides concise information.  Click the link above to view.

2023 Adopted Budget

front cover of book

2021 Budget


2020 Budget


2019 Budget


2018 Budget


2017 Budget


Annual Comprehensive Financial Report 

The City of Andover annually publishes the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report which is the audited financials of the City including a 10-year comparative history. Annual Reports dating back to 2010 are available online. See the most recent one below.
2021 Comprehensive Annual Report

Property Tax Rates
The 2021 certified mill levy for the City of Andover is 43.727 mills. To better understand the your property tax rates, check out the city's Property Tax 101 sheet. For a complete listing of property tax rates for all of the taxing jurisdictions in Butler County, click here.

 City Sales Tax
The current sales tax rate for Andover is 8.50%*

  • 6.5% State
  • 1.0% City street maintenance
  • 1.0% Family Future Forward Temporary Sales Tax (*effective April 1, 2022)

For a listing of area city sales tax rates, click HERE.

Appropriation Ordinance
The City Council approves all payments made by the City of Andover via the Appropriation Ordinance. This ordinance is a reoccurring item on the City Council’s consent agenda. The Appropriation Ordinance is the mechanism by which authorization is given by the City Council to pay for the expenses incurred from the treasury since the last City Council meeting. Effective January 1, 2014 in an effort to offer maximum transparency, the City is publishing the approved Appropriation Ordinance after each City Council meeting. These Appropriation Ordinances can be found on any City Council consent agenda; City Council agendas can be found here.