Thursday, January 21, 2010

Citizen's Budget Conference 2010

Forwarded by Ron Angeles:

CITIZENS BUDGET
CONFERENCE 2010
SUNDAY, JANUARY 31
IN CENTER HOUSE AT
SEATTLE CENTER

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Sponsored by Seattle’s City Neighborhood Council and Seattle Center, in cooperation with the Mayor, the City Council, the Budget Office and Department of Neighborhoods

2010 CITIZENS BUDGET CONFERENCE
Get in at the beginning as the city kicks off its budget process. At noon, staffed tables give you one-on-one contact with the departments. The Mayor and the City Council Finance chair give their visions for this budget and how citizens can get involved. City agencies large and small then present and respond to your questions. The concluding panel is of City Council members on budget issues and how to get results.

AGENDA:
12:00 noon REGISTRATION/FOOD/BUDGET FAIR
Discuss your neighborhood's needs one-on-one with departmental representatives at the tables in the reception area. We will provide snacks, or you may lunch at one of the many dining establishments in Center House's historic Food Fair

12:30-1:10, WELCOME
-- Mayor Mike McGinn
-- City Councilmember Jean Godden, Chair of the Finance & Budget Committee

1:10-1:55 OVERVIEW: Seattle's Biennial Budget Process
-- Beth Goldberg, City Budget Director

2:00-2:55 SESSION ONE - Agency presentations, questions, and answers

3:00-3:55 SESSION TWO - Agency presentations, questions, and answers

4:00-5:00 CITY COUNCIL PANEL
-- Dialogue with City Council panel about how to make the budget work for you
-- Adjourn

For further information: http://seattle.gov/neighborhoodcouncil or credmond@mac.com or cleman@oo.net. or (206) 322-5463

Interpretive services available upon request.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND FREE OF CHARGE

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