Mayor Joe Ganim has proposed a city budget that includes a modest election-year tax cut. The spending plan is now in the hands of the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee that will spend the next four weeks reviewing the document, interviewing department heads and implementing changes. Three public hearings are scheduled, the first April 18. See budget hearing schedule below. See $564 million proposed budget here.
The attached Budget Meeting schedule has been revised to include the following changes:
The General Budget/Capital Plan Discussion has been removed from the schedule for Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Public Facilities scheduled for April 10, 2019 has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Health & Social Services Department scheduled for April 11, 2019 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
The Public Hearing re: Board of Education/Library scheduled for April 18, 2019 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
The Public Hearing re: Public Safety/Capital Plan/General City Budget scheduled for April 23, 2019 has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Labor Relations/Civil Service/Benefits scheduled for April 24, 2019 has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
The General Budget Discussion has been removed from the schedule for Thursday, April 25, 2019.