City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 9 Meeting?

The real meat and potatoes of crafting the 2017 budget begins tomorrow night with the presentation of the tax-supported operating budget. How well will staff handle the ying of lower taxes with the yang of government funding? Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 9 Meeting?”

LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 3, 2016

Tonight at a special meeting of city council, the contentious topic of infrastructure levies will be discussed as well as potential alternative options. You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here to read Politico’s preview of tonight’s meeting. For the complete blow-by-blow of tonight’s council meeting, you can follow me on Twitter, or follow along below via Storify. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: City Council Meeting for November 3, 2016”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 3 Meeting?

It’s rare to get a Thursday night council meeting, but when you do, you better believe it’s about something contentious. This coming Thursday, council will get together to talk more about the capital budget for the coming year and ten years hence, but in the context of the controversial infrastructure levy that’s being proposed. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the November 3 Meeting?”

City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 25 and 26 Meeting?

The annual budget process begins on Wednesday with a review of all the non-tax supported and capital budget projects. Here’s the preview of that first, special budget meeting of city council, plus, the meeting from the day before. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the October 25 and 26 Meeting?”