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2015/2016 Seattle City Budget

City Council approves 2015 budget with Emphasis on Human Services, Social Justice and Labor Standards

The City Council voted on November 24 to approve the 2015 City of Seattle budget, and endorse a budget for 2016. Details on the Council’s action are here. A summary of changes the Council made to the Mayor’s proposed budget are listed here.

Councilmember statements on the budget are here.

The Budget Process

The City Council conducts its official budget deliberations from late September to mid-November, but drafting the budget is a year-long process. If you have any questions about the process, please contact central staff Exceutive Assistant Patrick Wigren or 206-386-1381.

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There are several ways for you to share your budget priorities. Help us create Seattle's future by email or over the phone.


Budget Documents, Agendas and Information

Do you have questions about the budget agendas or can't find something? Search our City Council Budget Documents database or contact us at or 206-684-8344.


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