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CBJ’s multi-week budget process starts April 3 with Special Assembly Meeting

April 2, 2019 – News

April 3 kicks off a nine-week process that will determine the City and Borough of Juneau’s budget for fiscal year 2020. City Manager Rorie Watt will introduce the preliminary FY20 budget during a Special Assembly Meeting on April 3 at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall Chambers immediately followed by an overview presentation on the proposed budget at an Assembly Finance Committee meeting.

The preliminary budget includes the CBJ operating budget, the Juneau School District general operating budget, capital improvement projects and the property tax mill levy rate. The Juneau Assembly will review the budget over the next seven weeks and adopt a final budget.

The Assembly Finance Committee is scheduled to meet every Wednesday through May 15, except for May 1. The public can comment on the budget at a public hearing during a Special Assembly Meeting on April 24 at 5:30 p.m.

The Assembly is also scheduled to make a preliminary decision on the Juneau School District budget funding during the April 24 Special Meeting and is scheduled to adopt the school district’s general operating budget at a Regular Juneau Assembly Meeting on May 13. The Assembly is scheduled to adopt CBJ’s operating budget, capital improvement projects, and the property tax mill levy rate during a Regular Assembly Meeting on June 3.

For more information, contact the City Manager’s Office at 586-5240.