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The City of Portland, Oregon

City Budget Office

Budget Events - April through June

Portland’s elected officials are seeking community input!

Below are opportunities to participate in the budget process. You may also provide opinions and insight to the City online.

For more information on the City’s budget, please see:

Testimony Tips

Fiscal Year 2019-20 Requested Budgets

Fiscal Year 2019-20 City Budget Office Reviews

Budget 101

Townhall Budget Forum

Topic:  Public Testimony by Lottery (tickets available starting at 5:30pm)

Date/Time:  Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location:  IRCO Main Office – Gym, 10301 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220

Language Access: Spanish and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at this event. To request additional accommodation, please contact the City Budget Office at 503-823-6925 or CityBudgetOffice@portlandoregon.gov.

ADA Access: This event is wheelchair accessible. Note the event space entry is three feet, three inches wide.

Transit:  MAX Red Line, MAX Blue Line, Bus Line 15, Bus Line 19, Bus Line 25

Community Work Session with Open Public Testimony

Topics:  Invited Testimony on Chronic Homelessness to Permanent Supportive Housing and Open Public Testimony by Lottery (tickets available starting at 9:00am)

Date/Time:  Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location:  Portland Community College Cascade Campus – Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building, Auditorium (Room 104), 705 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR 97217

Language Access: Spanish and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at this event. To request additional accommodation, please contact the City Budget Office at 503-823-6925 or CityBudgetOffice@portlandoregon.gov.

ADA Access: This event is wheelchair accessible.

Transit:  MAX Yellow Line, Bus Line 44, Bus Line 4, Bus Line 72

Note regarding April 6 Community Work Session with Open Public Testimony:  This event includes a panel of presenters followed by public testimony by lottery on any topic. People who would like to give testimony can submit their lottery ticket outside of the Moriarty Arts Auditorium. Those who would like to watch the event via livestream can do so in the PCC Cascade Student Union in Room 202.

Community Work Session

Topics:  Invited Testimony and Discussion on Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces

Date/Time:  Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location:  David Douglas High School – North Cafeteria, 1001 SE 135th Avenue, Portland, OR 97233

Language Access: Spanish and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at this event. To request additional accommodation, please contact the City Budget Office at 503-823-6925 or CityBudgetOffice@portlandoregon.gov.

ADA Access: This event is wheelchair accessible.

Transit:  Bus Line 20, Bus Line 2

Note regarding April 9 Community Work Session:  This event includes testimony from invited constituents and other parties interested in Parks and Recreation's programs and budget. Community members are welcome to watch/listen in-person or online at YouTube channel eGov PDX. Please also provide opinions and insight to the City online. There will be no public testimony at this event.

Public Hearing on City of Portland and Prosper Portland Proposed Budgets

Topic:  Public Testimony by Lottery on the Mayor’s Proposed Budget (tickets available starting at 5:30pm)

Date/Time:  Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location:  World Forestry Center – Miller Hall, 4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221

Language Access: Spanish and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at this event. To request additional accommodation, please contact the City Budget Office at 503-823-6925 or CityBudgetOffice@portlandoregon.gov.

ADA Access: This event is wheelchair accessible.

Transit:  Max Red Line, Max Blue Line, Bus Line 63

Parking:  Parking is available for a fee in the lots adjacent to the World Forestry Center. A limited number of prepaid parking permits will be available for public use. If you would like to use a parking permit, please collect one at the turnout near the historic train engine on the World Forestry Center campus (4033 SW Canyon Road - see map). A staff member will be distributing parking permits starting at 5:30pm.

Utility Rate Reviews (first reading and hearing)

Topics:  Rate review for Water Bureau, Bureau of Environmental Services, and Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

Date/Time:  May 15, 2019, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:  Council Chambers, Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Council Action to Approve City of Portland and Prosper Portland Budgets (testimony heard)

Date/Time:  May 22, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location:  Council Chambers, Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Utility Rate Review (second reading)

Date/Time:  May 22, 2019, time to be determined

Location:  Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission Public Hearing on Approved Budget

Date/Time:  June 11, 2019, 10:00am to 11:30am

Location:  Council Chambers, Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

Council Action to Adopt Budget

Date/Time:  June 12, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location:  Council Chambers, Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

 

Below are key dates for the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget process.

Budget Calendar

Dates

Bureaus/Prosper Portland submit Requested Budgets February 4, 2019
Special Appropriation requests for General Fund support due February 4, 2019
City Budget Office Requested Budget reviews distributed to Council March 4, 2019
City Budget Office meetings with Council Offices on budget reviews March 5 to 22, 2019
Council work sessions on Requested Budgets  March 5 to April 2, 2019
Spring Budget Monitoring Process due to City Budget Office March 26, 2018
Townhall Forum on Requested Budgets April 2, 2019
Community Work Session with Public Testimony April 6, 2019
Community Work Session April 9, 2019
Council work session on Spring Budget Monitoring Process April 30, 2019
Revised General Fund financial forecast released April 30, 2019
Mayor releases Proposed Budget decisions May 1, 2019
Proposed Budget document available May 6, 2019
Council action to adopt Spring Budget Monitoring Process May 8, 2019
Prosper Portland Budget Committee meeting May 9, 2019
Budget Committee: Mayor’s Message and hearing on City and Prosper budgets May 9, 2019
Budget Committee: Approved Budget Work Session May 14, 2019
Utility Rate Review – first reading and hearing May 15, 2019
Budget Committee action to approve City and Prosper Portland budgets May 22, 2019
Approved Budget submitted to Tax Supervising & Conservation Commission May 22, 2019
Utility Rate Review – second reading May 22, 2019
Over-expenditure ordinance due to City Budget Office June 3, 2019
Tax Supervising & Conservation Commission hearing on Approved Budget June 11, 2019
Council action to adopt budget June 12, 2019
Council action to adopt over-expenditure ordinance June 20, 2018

For questions, please contact the City Budget Office at 503-823-6925 or CityBudgetOffice@portlandoregon.gov.

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