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City Council Budget Committee
​​​The City Council Budget Committee meets periodically to discuss issues relating to the City's budget process before making a recommendation to the entire City Council.​

Committee Members:
Chair - Greg Phipps
Vice Chair - Ed Driggs 
Members - Patsy KinseyVi Lyles and LaWana Mayfield
Staff Resource: Hyong Yi, Assistant City Manager
Note: for information on the full City Council Budget Retreats visit the City's Budget & Evaluation Department.

Budget Committee Charge

City Council’s Budget Committee was established in 1996 and modified in 2007 with the following charge to guide the budget process: 

  • Recommend an annual calendar and process for review and approval of the budget
  • Review major budgetary issues and options prior to the half-day budget retreats
  • Provide feedback to the City Manager regarding the agenda and agenda items to be addressed at budget retreats
  • Make recommendations on referred items from Council at the budget adjustments meeting prior to straw votes; and
  • Make recommendations on referred items throughout the year to the full City Council

The goals of the Budget Committee are:

  • Provide early and formal communication:
    ○ Between City Council and Staff;
    ○ Among Council Members; and
    ○ Between City Council and citizens
  • Provide more time for policy development
  • Provide more time for Council review of budget materials
  • Facilitate Council’s budget decision-making process between budget adjustments and straw votes 
  • Provide for a more public process ​​
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collapse Date of meeting : 6/29/2015 ‎(1)
Council Budget Committee Packet_June 29 meeting.pdfCouncil Budget Committee Packet_June 29 meeting
collapse Date of meeting : 3/26/2015 ‎(1)
March 26, 2015 agenda package.pdfMarch 26, 2015 agenda package
collapse Date of meeting : 3/19/2015 ‎(1)
March 19, 2015 agenda package.pdfMarch 19, 2015 agenda package
collapse Date of meeting : 3/17/2015 ‎(1)
March 17, 2015 agenda package.pdfMarch 17, 2015 agenda package
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