The following is a timeline of our process in preparing the FY2019 Operating Budget. Highlighted are tentative workshop dates that I will need the Mayor and Board of Aldermen's input on as soon as possible to secure the calendar.

August:
  • Internal pre-budget planning
  • Pre-Budget Workshop (BOA Special Meeting):
  • Thursday, August 23, 2018, 6 PM
September:
  • Internal Budget Draft Preparation
October:
  • Internal Budget Draft Completion
  • Budget Workshops (BOA Special Meetings):
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6 PM
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 6 PM
November:
  • Budget Workshops (BOA Special Meetings):
  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 6 PM
  • Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6 PM
  • Final Budget Draft Preparation
December:
  • Public Hearing & 1st Reading - Thursday, December 6, 2018 (regularly scheduled BOA Meeting)
  • 2nd & Final Reading - Thursday, December 20, 2018 (regularly scheduled BOA Meeting)