This Edition of Budget e-News:
Budget Workshop 2 Presentation and Responses to Council Questions Posted
The Budget Office led a Budget Workshop at the July 16th City Council Meeting on the proposed 2014 Budgets for the Water & Sewer, Solid Waste, Stormwater and Recreation Fund budgets and Proposed Fee Resolution. View the presentation on the Budget Presentations page. Responses to Council questions (“Q & A” documents) from the initial budget presentation and both budget workshops have been posted on the Budget Documents page.
2014 Proposed Schedule of Fees & Charges and Explanations Posted
The Budget Office reviewed changes to the 2014 Proposed Schedule of Fees, originally presented June 18th, at the July 16th Council meeting. Check out the highlighted changes on the Workshop 2 Budget presentation or view the entire 2014 Proposed Schedule of Fees and Explanations. The Council will make a final decision on fees at the August 20 meeting.
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.
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!
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 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.