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The township shall use the following approaches to develop the budget, as recommended by the Government Finance Officers Association.
(A) The budget shall be based on expected revenues, including base revenues, any new revenue sources and the potential use of fund balance.
(B) The results or outcomes that matter most to citizens will be identified, and based on that, the Township Board shall determine what programs are most important to its constituents.
(C) The budget allocations shall be made in a fair and objective manner.
(D) The Board shall budget available dollars to the most significant programs and activities to maximize the benefit of the available resources.
(Board and Administrative Policies Manual, § 4.2)