City Officials Ask for Public’s Input Ahead of 2017 Budget Process

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From a press release

budget photo_0Beginning Wednesday, July 7, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans City Council will host a series of community meetings to discuss budget priorities as the City begins its 2017 budgeting process. Other City officials attending will include deputy mayors, NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison, NOFD Superintendent Tim McConnell and other department and agency leaders.

The goal of the budgeting process is to produce a more resident-driven budget and ensure process improvement and accountability of our government performance. Before each district meeting, City officials will also host a resource center from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. where residents may visit one-on-one with representatives from several departments and agencies to address specific complaints and concerns. 

All community meetings will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m – 8 p.m. Spanish translation will be available at all meeting locations. Vietnamese translation will be available at the District E meeting. Residents who cannot attend community meetings are invited to share their comments and input by sending e-mail to mayor@nola.gov.

The schedule of community meetings is a follows:

District A
Wednesday, July 6
Lakeview Christian Center
5885 Fleur De Lis Dr.

District C
Thursday, July 7
Alice M. Harte Charter School
5300 Berkley Dr.

District E
Monday, July 11
Household of Faith Church
9300 I-10 Service Rd.

District D
Wednesday, July 13
Corpus Christi Church Community Resource Center
2022 St. Bernard Ave.

District B
Thursday, July 14
KIPP Central City Academy at Carter G. Woodson School
2514 Third St.

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