The Mayor, at least 60 days prior to the beginning of each budget year, shall submit to the Town Council a budget and an explanatory budget message in the form and with the contents provided in this subchapter. For that purpose, at a date as the Mayor shall determine, the Mayor or an officer designated by the Mayor shall obtain from the head of each office, department or agency, estimates of revenue and expenditures of that office, department or agency, detailed by organization units and character and object of expenditure, and other supporting data as the Mayor may request, together with an estimate of all capital projects pending or which the department head believes should be undertaken within the budget year and as requested within succeeding years. In preparing the budget, the Mayor may review the estimates, may hold hearings on the budget and may revise the estimates, as he or she may deem advisable.
(Laws of Fla., Ch. 59-1708, Art. VII, § 2; Ch. 65-2067, § 1)  (2000 Code, § 2-146)