Select Budget Committee

Committee Members

  • Teresa Mosqueda, Chair
  • Lisa Herbold, Vice Chair
  • M. Lorena González, Member
  • Debora Juarez, Member
  • Andrew J. Lewis, Member
  • Tammy J. Morales, Member
  • Alex Pedersen, Member
  • Kshama Sawant, Member
  • Dan Strauss, Member

Meeting Schedule

Beginning on Monday, September 27, 2021, the Select Budget Committee’s annual budget deliberation process will commence upon the delivery of Mayor Jenny Durkan’s 2021 Proposed Budget to the Seattle City Council. Budget deliberations will conclude when the Seattle City Council passes the 2021 Adopted Budget.

Public Comment

There will be 3 public hearings for the fall 2021 budget process

There will be opportunities for public comment during three public hearings. You can register to give comment on this page. The signup form is available two hours before each session begins.

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Fall 2021 Budget Calendar

The Select Budget Committee will convene between September and November 2021, specific dates below. Additional meeting dates may be scheduled as needed. Committee agendas can be viewed here.

Budget Timeline, Fall 2021

Download the Fall 2021 Budget Calendar

 

Schedule of CBO & Department Presentations

  Wed. Sept 29 Thurs. Sept. 30 Fri. Oct. 1
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Public Comment
(30 min)
  • Central Staff - Budget Process Overview
  • City Budget Office - Proposed Budget Overview
Public Comment
(30 min)
  • Office of Housing
  • Human Services Department
  • Citywide HMLS Response
Public Comment
(30 min)
  • Seattle Department of Transportation
  • Seattle Parks and Recreation
1:00 – 2:00 pm Break Break Break

2:00 - 5:00 pm

  • Office of Economic Development
  • Office of Sustainability & Environment
  • Dept. of Education & Early Learning
  • Community Safety & Community Led Investments
  • Seattle Police Department

  • COVID Response and Recovery

Please note that subject matter and dates are subject to change.

DATE SUBJECT MATTER
September 27 Mayor delivers Proposed Budget
September 29 @ 9:30am City Budget Office & Department Presentations: 2021 Proposed Budget
September 30 @ 9:30am City Budget Office & Department Presentations: 2021 Proposed Budget
October 1 @ 9:30am City Budget Office & Department Presentations: 2021 Proposed Budget
October 12 @ 5:30pm Public Hearing
October 13 @ 9:30am Committee Discussion: Issue Identification
October 14 @ 9:30am Committee Discussion: Issue Identification
October 15 @ 9:30am Committee Discussion: Issue Identification
October 26 @ 9:30am Proposed Budget Amendments (Council Budget Actions and Statements of Legislative Intent)
October 27 @ 9:30am Proposed Budget Amendments (Council Budget Actions and Statements of Legislative Intent)
October 28 @ 9:30am Proposed Budget Amendments (Council Budget Actions and Statements of Legislative Intent)
November 10 @ 5:30pm Public Hearing
November 12 @ 9:30am Balancing Package, Presented by Chair
November 18 @ 9:30am - 11am Public Hearing
November 18 @ 11am Balancing Package & Amendments
November 19 @ 9:30am Balancing Package & Amendments
November 22 @ 10am or after Council Briefing Budget Committee
November 22 @ 2pm Council Adoption at Full City Council

Quorum

Five Councilmembers constitute a quorum for this Select Committee.