Meredith Breidenstein, Director of Budget and Performance for the City of St Augustine, reported this year’s budget meeting calendar to Historic City News. In the coming weeks, several special meetings of the city commission will lead to a final budget being in place by the start of the next fiscal year on October 1, 2017.
All meetings will be held in the Alcazar Room, on the ground level of City Hall, located at 75 King Street and are planned to be available for live and on-demand viewing via CityStAugTV.com. Several of the special meetings regarding the budget will be held just prior to regular city commission meetings while others will be included as part of a regular meeting’s agenda.
Meetings by the commission related to the budget preparation are:
Monday, June 26, 3:00pm
Discussion of the 2018 budget assumptions with a focus on revenues.
Monday, July 10, 5:00pm
Adoption of the proposed millage rate and other budget-related resolutions if needed
Thursday, August 10, 2:00pm
Discuss 2018 budget assumptions and the five-year Capital Improvement Plan
Monday, August 14, 5:00pm
Public hearing on budget-related resolutions as necessary
Thursday, August 24, 9:00am
Presentation of and discussion of the proposed budget and action items
Friday, August 25, 9:00am
Discussion and approval of proposed budget and action items
Monday, September 11, 5:05pm
Initial public hearing for the tentative budget and millage rate adoption
Thursday, September 21, 5:05pm
Final public hearing for the tentative budget and millage rate adoption
Thursday, October 1
Budget for fiscal year 2018 is implemented