Detroit to hold annual series of budget meetings to engage and inform the community

2022

Detroit to hold annual series of budget meetings to engage and inform the community

  • First pair of budget meetings Oct 3. and Oct. 10 will detail proposed citywide department spending
  • City to host 7 Budget Priorities Forums in each City Council District in second set of meetings starting Oct. 11 to engage public on process and development of City’s budget
  • Residents can give input on the Mayor’s recommended Fiscal Year 2024 budget

The City of Detroit is inviting residents to attend a series of virtual budget meetings aimed at informing and engaging the public on the process and development of its budget. The first pair of virtual meetings is the Annual Public Budget Meetings where City departments present their proposed budgets for the next fiscal year. The two Public Budget meetings are scheduled for October 3 and 10.

Starting October 11, the Office of Budget will hold its virtual Budget Priorities Forums in all 7 City Council districts to get resident input on the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2024 recommended budget.  Officials will give an overview of the proposed budget, share priority-setting challenges, and take comments. The forums are part of an ongoing effort to engage the public on the process and development of the City’s budget. See schedule of meetings below:

Annual Public Budget Meetings

October 3, 2022 @5pm Annual Public Budget Meeting 1: Presentations by General Services, Department (GSD), Department of Public Works (DPW) Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD

October 10, 2022 @5pm Annual Public Budget Meeting 2: Presentations by Public Lighting Department/Public Lighting Authority (PLD/PLA), Fire Department, Health Department, Police Department

Virtual information for both Annual Public Budget meetings:

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/3631409738

(312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 363 140 9738

Budget Priorities Forums for City Council Districts

October 11, 2022, District 2 – @6pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/99861905552?pwd=eUE0SWVmbE40RTdBZ2p5aVhUbzliZz09

  • Passcode: 222222
  • Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799
  • Meeting ID: 998 6190 5552

October 19, 2022, District 5 – @6:00pm

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/88093600136 

  • Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799
  • Meeting ID: 880 936 00136

October 20, 2022, District 6 – @5pm

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/3631409738

  • Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799
  • Meeting ID: 363 140 9738

October 25, 2022, District 4 – @5pm

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/89532011115

  • Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799
  • Meeting ID: 895 3201 1115

October 25, 2022, District 3 – @6pm

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/93947894155

  • Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799
  • Meeting ID: 939 478 94155 

 

October 26, 2022, District 7 – @5:30pm

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/89283928278

  • Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799
  • Meeting ID: 892 839 28278

 

October 27, 2022, District 1 – @5:30pm

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/92945572636

  • Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799
  • Meeting ID: 929 455 72636

The Budget Office within the City of Detroit Office of the Chief Financial Officer is preparing the Mayor’s Recommended Annual Budget for programs, services, and activities for Fiscal Year 2024 which starts July 1, 2023, and ends June 30, 2024. The budget will propose funding allocations for an estimated $2 billion in city programs, including an estimated $1 billion of general fund activities.  It will be presented with the Four-Year Financial Plan to City Council in early March for their review and adoption.

Public comments on the City’s budget can be made at any time by emailing [email protected]