You can tell the Council why your library is important to you and your community in testimony offered either in-person, online, or by phone. Additionally, if you cannot attend or call in, you can submit written comments that will be included in the meeting records.

Visit here for a script you can use in your testimony.

Upcoming opportunities to testify on behalf of the library:

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 @ 6 p.m.

Budget Review Committee hearing for public input on FY24 Proposed Budget.

Thursday, May 3, 2023 @ 2 p.m.

Budget Review Committee considers the FY24 Library Department Proposed Budget, and corresponding Office of the Independent Budget Analyst presentations.

Wednesday, May 10 @ 6 p.m.

City Council meeting for public input on the FY 24 Proposed Budget

Tuesday, May 16

Release of Mayor’s May Revision to the FY24 Proposed Budget.

Thursday, May 182023

Budget Review Committee reviews FY24 May Revised Budget.

Friday, May 262023

City Council final budget modification priority memos due to the Office of Independent Budget Analyst (IBA).

Wednesday, June 72023

Release of IBA’s final report on recommended City Council modifications to the Mayor’s Proposed Fy24 Budget and May Revisions.