Residents can provide input in an online survey available from January 3 through January 17, and participate in four or five public meetings.
By News Desk
In the past, the San Gabriel community has provided valuable input to assist the city in determining budget priorities.
Looking ahead to the next fiscal year, the city’s budget is estimated to be approximately $82 million, with approximately $48 million coming from the general fund.
City officials invite the public to help kick-start a six-month-long budget planning process for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2024. Residents’ input is invaluable in shaping budget priorities and contributing to the ongoing improvement of San Gabriel.
Residents can participate in an online survey available from January 3 through January 17. The survey results will be presented to the City Council at its February 6 regular meeting.
In a statement to the community, the city stated: “Our commitment to an open and transparent budget development process ensures multiple opportunities for City residents and stakeholders to comprehend the budget and express their opinions.” Several public meetings to learn about and discuss the budget will be held in 2024:
- February 6: Public Strategic Budget Meeting and Survey Results
- April 24 or 25: Public Budget Study Session
- June 1: Saturday Community Budget Meeting
- June 4: Public Hearing on Fiscal Year 2024-25 Budget
- June 18: Continued Budget Public Hearing, if needed
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