The City is responsible for building and repairing roads, providing police and fire protection, funding education for our youth, and maintaining parks, libraries, and recreational centers – all of which contributes to the high quality of life Juneau residents enjoy. The budget serves as a major policy document and describes how the City intends to finance services and infrastructure. The budget is prepared and produced on a two-year cycle. The Fiscal Year (FY) of the municipality begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the following year.