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Welcome to the City of Austin's Budget Engagement!

 

The City is committed to an inclusive and transparent budget development process that utilizes resident and stakeholder feedback to ensure budget priorities are being met.  

 

City Manager T.C. Broadnax presented the Fiscal Year 2024-25 Proposed Budget to the Mayor and City Council at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 12, 2024. You can watch the presentation in the ATXN archive.  

 

 

FY25 Proposed Budget Documents:

 

FY25 News Release

FY25 Taxpayer Impact Statement 

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FY25 City Manager’s Message 

 


Budget Adoption Timeline: 

 

As outlined in the timeline below, the weeks following the presentation will provide opportunities for community input and City Council discussion. The City Council may initiate amendments to the Proposed Budget before final adoption. 

 

July 12:  FY 2024-25 Proposed Budget Presentation to Council 

July 24: Council budget work session and community input session  

July 30: Council budget work session 

August 1:  Council budget work session and public hearing on the budget 

August 6: Council budget work session  

August 8: Council budget work session 

August 14 – 16: Budget and Tax Rate Adoption by City Council  

 

For more information and updates on the process timeline, click here.  


City Council Community Meetings: 

 

City Council Members will be hosting district level community meetings about the proposed budget in July and August. See the schedule below to find a meeting near you. 

 

Members of the public may dial into any virtual or hybrid meeting with the phone number 1-408-418-9388 or the U.S. toll free number 1-844-992-4726, and then enter the Webinar Number (which doubles as the access code) to join. Call-in users will then be asked to type in the four-digit password.

 

 

City Council Districts 1 & 4 Joint Meeting 

  • Hybrid meeting - in person and WebEx
  • July 29 
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • City of Austin Permitting & Development Center - 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, TX 78752
  • Webinar link here  
    • Webinar number: 2494 949 7587
    • Webinar password: bmth (2684 on phones)

 

City Council District 2 

  • Hybrid meeting - in person and WebEx
  • July 17 
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 
  • Bedichek Middle School - 6800 Bill Hughes Rd, Austin, TX 78745 
  • Webinar link here
    • Webinar number: 2492 691 2801
    • Webinar password: guiw (4849 on phones)
       

City Council District 3 

  • Hybrid meeting - in person and WebEx
  • August 7
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
  • Location - Montopolis Recreation and Community Center, 1200 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741
  • Webinar link here
    • ​Webinar number: 2494 766 4630
    • Webinar password: dbmt (3268 on phones)

 

City Council District 5 

  • Hybrid meeting - in person and WebEx
  • July 31 
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • South Austin Senior Activity Center - 3911 Menchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78704
  • Webinar link here
    • Webinar number: 2499 630 8316
    • Webinar password: dgtt (3488 on phones)

 

City Council District 6 

  • In person meeting
  • July 15  
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 
  • Spicewood Springs Branch Library - 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78759 

 

City Council District 7 

  • Hybrid meeting - in person and WebEx
  • July 23 
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 
  • Northwest Recreation Center - 2913 Northland Drive, Austin, TX 78757 
  • Webinar link here
    • Webinar number: 2496 680 1378
    • Webinar password: dttl (3885 on phones)

 

City Council District 8 

 

City Council District 9 

  • Hybrid meeting - in person and WebEx
  • July 20 
  • 10:00 AM 
  • Austin Central Library – 710 West Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701 
  • Webinar link here
    • Webinar number: 2493 204 3283
    • Webinar password: dtgw (3849 on phones)

 

City Council District 10 

  • Hybrid meeting - in person and WebEx
  • August 5 
  • 6:30 PM 
  • St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church - 8134 Mesa Drive, Austin, TX 78757 
  • Webinar link here
    • Webinar number: 2484 159 5846
    • Webinar password: dtuw (3889 on phones)

 


Budget Engagement Survey: 

 

The FY 2024-25 budget engagement survey asked for community prioritization of 12 service areas that are generally associated with city government, such as police, fire, parks, health services, and libraries. Survey responses received by June 1st have been provided to City leadership. Results of this survey will be made available here in late July 2024. Thank you for your participation and stay tuned for more information soon. 

 

View the survey here: https://coa.abalancingact.com/FY25BudgetPriority 

 


Joint Inclusion Committee Community Input Meetings:  

 

During the months of October 2023 and November 2023, the Joint Inclusion Committee, composed of representatives from ten Quality of Life Commissions, hosted three hybrid (in-person and virtual) community input meetings on the FY24-25 budget. Thank you to all who attended and shared your interests and concerns.

 

Provide your feedback or reach out with any questions by emailing BudgetQA@austintexas.gov.  

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City of Austin's Joint Inclusion Commissions
The City of Austin's Joint Inclusion Commissions hosted a series of public town halls during the months of October and Nomber 2023 to share community interests and concerns regarding the 2023-2024 funding year. Provide your feedback or reach out with any questions by emailing BudgetQA@AustinTexas.gov.

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Have your voice heard!

The City of Austin's Budget Survey will be available through the month of May. Results from the survey will be compiled and presented to City leadership to inform budget decisions. The results will be made available to the public here in late July 2024. 

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City Manager's Proposed Budget

City Manager T.C. Broadnax presented the Fiscal Year 2024-25 Proposed Budget to the Mayor and City Council at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 12, 2024. You can watch the presentation in the ATXN archiv

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City Council Community Meetings

City Council Members will be hosting district level community meetings about the proposed budget in July and August.

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FY 2024-25 Budget and Tax Rate Adoption by City Council

The Austin City Council adopt the FY 2024-25 budget and tax rate between August 14-16. Stay tuned for more details.