Camden's Budget and Analysis
An examination of Camden's Municipal Expenditures
Where do Camden's Municipal Revenues Come From?
Recent CamConnect Analysis of Camden Budget and Taxes
Philadelphia Inquirer Op-Ed on Camden's Economic Recovery by Stephen Singer, Executive Director of CamConnect.
Previous CamConnect Work on Budget and Taxes
This report examines revenues for the City budget and explains
local sources, state formula aid, and state special aid. This paper then examines expense trends and factors leading to increasing costs, including salaries, health insurance, and pensions. This latest report has more context about how Camden compares to other cities in the State and the history of different aid programs affecting Camden. This latest version includes information from the introduced FY 2008, which is subject to change. (Posted 12/17/07)
Previous version with information through FY 2006 budget (June 2007)
Testimony from Derek Ziegler (former Exec. Director of CamConnect) - Testimony to the State Legislature prepared for the 1/30/07 hearing about the budget process and trends (see more details on this hearing below)
May 2006 Budget Summary Update - Four-page summary; contains updated data from the projected FY 2006 municipal budget. (Posted 5/30/06)
June 2005 Budget and Taxes report in PDF format (0.5 MB) (Posted 6/22/05) - has more background on staffing costs for municipal departments and property tax revenues.