On Wednesday, the Oakland City Council held the first of three special meetings to discuss the Mayor’s FY09-11 budget. More on the discussion next week, but for now, readers may be interested in examining the presentation given at the meeting outlining exactly what cuts each department is facing, and what the service impacts for residents will be.
You can view the presentation here (PDF).
The next scheduled budget meeting will take place on Thursday, May 28th. There will be another meeting on June 1st. The Council expects to adopt the budget at their regular meeting on June 16th.
Additionally, District 5 Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente will be hosting another town hall meeting on the budget on Monday, May 18th at Patten University (2433 Coolidge Avenue) from 6:30-8:00.
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- 05.05.2009:Ron Dellums releases proposed Oakland FY09-11 budget
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- 04.30.2009: Understanding employee compensation
- 04.29.2009: A look at General Fund expenditures
- 04.22.2009: What you missed at Monday’s budget town hall
- 04.21.2009: Where does our money go?
- 12:24.2008: Surprise! Budget outlook = grim