Note: BED Special Election Request for voter approval of Revenue Bond
May 17, North End NPA, Miller Ctr 6:45pm.
BUDGET SUMMITSponsored by All-Wards NPAs
Contois Auditorium, June 1, 7-9pm
BRIEFING ON BUDGET OFFSETS: Handouts include (1) the list specific cuts to expenses, opportunities for increased productivity/income, and anticipated impacts on city services, proposed by Mayor and Departments, reviewed by Finance Board; (2) Status report on implementation of recommendations from the Mayor's Budget Task Force; (3) City's Annual Report 2010, descriptions of the responsibilities of each dept, list of employees in each dept, and the Annual Audit; (4) principles that guide the Mayor in creating a budget..
RESOURCE GROUPS: Mayor's Budget Task Force and Department Heads from DPW, Parks, HR, Library, Code, Clerk/Treasurer, Planning, City Attorney, Police, Fire, City Arts, and Chairs of Cemetery Commission and Board for Registration of Voters.
PUBLIC FORUM: Opportunity for public to address questions to Finance Board members or Resource Groups..
7:00 Welcome, Goals of Summit -- Moderator Kevin P. Scully
7:10 Overview of Municipal Budget Process - Mayor Bob Kiss
7:15 Summary of Recommendations, Mayor's Budget Task Force - Mayor Bob Kiss
7:20 Budget Offsets Overview - each dept head will briefly describe the responsibilities of their dept, the offsets they are responsible for, and impacts of offsets on city services.
7:45 OPEN MIC - Moderator, Timer
8:55 Wrap Up, Mayor Bob Kiss
*General NPA ground rules -**Specific ground rules for this event
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak once before anyone speaks twice
- 1 min questions addressed to a specific resource person who will have 2 min to answer. Suggest people bring questions, written in short form.
- Time lights will be used and everyone must agree to respect the time limits so we can hear from as many people as possible.