Summary The city is in the process of developing a budget for its new fiscal year (which starts on October 1st). The main point of debate & discussion is over the police department budget. Action Box Get involved in the city's budget process! Sign up to speak at...

City Council is cooking up Austin's next annual budget and more eyes are on the process this year than ever before. Join Council Member Harper-Madison and City of Austin Deputy Chief Financial Officer Ed van Eenoo this Sunday at 4 p.m. for a virtual town...

SummaryThe city is in the process of developing a budget for its new fiscal year (which starts on October 1st). The new budget will influence everything from Austin's response to COVID-19 to police reform efforts. Action BoxGet involved in the city's budget process! Sign up...

SummaryEach year, the City of Austin develops its budget - how much money it will take in (property taxes) and how much money it will spend (and on what). Right now, the city in collecting public input for its 2021 budget. Action BoxInfluence how the city...

Hosted by the Austin Monitor, Open Austin, A Functional Democracy, and the Austin Tech Alliance - Join Austin Tech Alliance, Glasshouse Policy, A Functional Democracy, Austin Monitor and Open Austin for our annual Budget Party! Budget Party is a web app designed for mobile devices that teaches...

What is your #1 concern, worry, or fear about Austin and its future?   Wish we were doing more to address climate change? Or to protect families against displacement and gentrification?Think our parks could use a bit more love and support?   It's August, which means now is the...

How to spend your money. It's one of the most important decisions that City Council makes.   Each year, Austin's City Council is responsible for setting a new city budget. This budget impacts everything from the quality of our local parks and libraries, to how much money you pay in...