City Budget 101

How are Hazelwood City Services funded?

Hazelwood gets 40% of its revenue from various sales tax, 16% from property taxes, 16% from licenses and permitting, 10% from utility tax and 18% from all other sources, including revenue from parks and recreation programs. Except for a spike in the general fund after voters approved various sales tax increases, Hazelwood has seen a downward trend in the general fund starting in 2008. 


How does Hazelwood spend its money?

The graph to the right shows a breakdown of Hazelwood's services and expenses in the current 2021 budget.