Follow the Money
The City of St. Louis Fiscal Year 2006 Budget is now available online. This is the budget for the year beginning July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.
Likewise, you can take a look at the year end audit, called the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for FY2004. It was posted on the web about a month ago, for the fiscal year running from July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
Also recently, the St. Louis Public Schools approved their budget for this fiscal year that started July 1st. While you can't actually see the document online yet, you can read the press release about the budget, the budget presentation from the June 14th board meeting, and the SLPS CAFR for the year ended June 30, 2004.