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City of Charlotte to carry live coverage of budget workshops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 24, 2014

Contact: Kelly Setzer, Corporate Communications & Marketing
704-336-4287, ksetzer@charlottenc.gov

The City of Charlotte is in the process of developing the FY2015 Operating Budget and FY2015–19 Community Investment Plan (CIP).
 
In an effort to provide residents with an enhanced level of transparency, education, and the opportunity to fully understand the City’s budget from conception to Council approval, all budget process meetings will be carried live on the GOV Channel, Cable 16 or Digital 97-2, and online at GOVChannel.charmeck.org. Live coverage will begin at the budget workshop scheduled for Wednesday, February 26 at 3 p.m. Archived meetings and downloadable audio and video files will be available on demand. Closed Captioning will be provided for the hearing impaired.
 
Budget Process Meetings
Wednesday, February 26 at 3 p.m. – City Council budget workshop
Wednesday, March 19 at 3 p.m. – City Council budget workshop
Wednesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. – City Council budget workshop
Monday, May 5 at 7 p.m. – Manager’s recommended budget presentation
Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. Public hearing on the recommended budget (including Storm Water)
Wednesday, May 14 at 3 p.m. – Adjustments to recommended budget
Wednesday, May 28 at 12 p.m. – Adjustments/straw votes on proposed budget adjustments
Monday, June 9 at 7 p.m. – City Council meeting and budget adoption
 
For more information about the budget process, visit the City of Charlotte Budget and Evaluation website​.