Community Profile The community profile section presents a brief overview of the City of Columbus and the services it provides, as well as information on Columbus area employment and economic development activities. Financial Overview The financial overview section discusses the financial environment of the city, both from an internal and external perspective. The section provides an overview of financial issues facing the city in 2015 and beyond. A ten-year pro forma operating statement for the general fund is presented in this section. Financial Policies This section presents the city’s financial policies. These policies were developed to ensure that the city’s financial resources are managed in a responsible manner and that decisions are made in a disciplined way. Accounting and Organizational Structure This section provides information on the city's accounting structure and organizational structures. Department Summaries This section describes each department, including the department description and mission, strategic priorities for 2015, and 2015 budget notes. Budget summary charts are presented, listing department financial and personnel data, including information by program.