This Edition of Budget e-News:
e-Town Hall Posted
The City Council participated in the 3rd annual e-Town Hall Event on July 2, responding to citizen questions submitted via Open Town Hall and Facebook. A video of the event can be found on the Budget e-Town Hall page and responses to questions not answered during the event have also been posted. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions this year!
Budget Workshop 1 Presentation and Responses to Council Questions Posted
The Budget Office led a Budget Workshop at the July 2nd City Council Meeting on the proposed 2014 General Fund Budget and 2014-2018 Capital Improvement Plan. View the presentation on the Budget Presentations page. Responses to Council questions (“Q & A” documents) from the initial budget presentation and from the first budget workshop have also been posted on the website.
Special Presentation on Street Maintenance Funding Posted
The City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday, July 9 to discuss the challenges of funding street maintenance in Olathe. The presentation from this special meeting is available on the Budget Presentations page, and an Olathe e-News piece about the meeting is available here.
The City of Olathe is producing and posting a new series of videos “Budget60” to review important budget topics in 60 second videos available on our the City’s homepage. Videos currently available include Budget60 – Street Maintenance Funding and Budget 60 – Strategic Financial Planning. Additional videos will be posted throughout the budget process.
Save the Date!
The City Council will hold the next budget meeting at City Hall (100 E. Santa Fe) on Tuesday, July 16, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will include a City Council budget workshop covering the 2014 Enterprise Funds and Fee Resolution. The Budget Public Hearing will be at City Hall on Tuesday, August 6 at 7:00 p.m. in preparation for the Budget Adoption on August 20th