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, February 8, 2023

Budget and Government Efficiency Committee reviews Office of the Independent Budget Analyst’s report updating
FY 2024 City Council Budget Priorities and FY 2023 MidYear Budget Monitoring Report.


Monday, February 132023 

City Council reviews and approves the updated FY 2024 Budget Priorities Resolution, presented by Office of the
Independent Budget Analyst.


Monday, February 272023 

City Council reviews and approves FY 2023 Mid-YearBudget Monitoring Report, any recommended budgetary
actions, and related report by Office of the Independent Budget Analyst.


Monday, April 172023 

Mayor presents FY 2024 Proposed Budget at City Council.


Wednesday, May 3 through Tuesday, May 92023

Budget Review Committee hearings, including: IBA Review of FY 2024 Proposed Budget to be presented on
May 3, presentations by City departments and agencies, and corresponding Office of the Independent Budget Analyst
presentations.