7-6-4030. Final budget -- resolution -- appropriations. (1) The governing body may amend the preliminary budget after the public hearing and after considering any public comment.
(2) The amended budget constitutes the final budget. The final budget must be balanced so that appropriations do not exceed the projected beginning balance plus the estimated revenue of each fund for the fiscal year.
(3) The governing body shall adopt the final budget by resolution. The resolution must:
(a) authorize appropriations to defray the expenses or liabilities for the fiscal year; and
(b) establish legal spending limits at the level of detail in the resolution.
(4) The effective date of the resolution is July 1 of the fiscal year, even if the resolution is adopted after that date.