Common Council Announces Budget Hearings

April 28, 2011 Updated Apr 28, 2011 at 10:53 AM EDT

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Common Council Announces Budget Hearings

April 28, 2011 Updated Apr 28, 2011 at 10:53 AM EDT


BUFFALO, NY—( release) Common Council President David A. Franczyk announced the Common Council’s schedule of Budget Hearings on the Mayor’s Proposed City Budget for the Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

The hearings will be conducted during the period of May 2 through May 5, 2011 and will be held in the Council Chambers located on the 13th floor of City Hall.

The Budget Hearings are a very important aspect of the budgetary process that the Common Council uses to provide Council Members and residents with a public forum to review and comment on presentations by City departments and allied agencies relating to their ability to:
· Operate within the scope of the Mayor’s Recommended Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012;
· Implement the initiatives in the Common Council’s 2011-2012 Annual Action Plan;
· Comply with City Charter and Code mandated duties and responsibilities; and
· Attain the goals and objectives of their respective department or agency.

The schedule of the Budget Hearings is enclosed and can also be found at the City of Buffalo home page at www.city-buffalo.com.

For further information regarding the Common Council’s Budget Hearings on the Mayor’s Proposed City Budget for the Fiscal Year 2011-2012, please contact your respective District Common Council Member or the Common Council Legislative Staff Office at 851-5105.