Select Budget Committee

2017 Meetings

  • April 24, 2017, 10:30 AM (or after the conclusion of Council Briefings)
  • September 20, 2017, 9:30 AM & 2:00 PM (session 1 and session 2)
  • September 21, 2017, 2:00 PM
  • September 22, 2017, 9:30 AM & 2:00 PM (session 1 and session 2)
  • September 27, 2017, 9:30 AM & 2:00 PM (session 1 and session 2)
  • September 28, 2017, 9:30 AM

View the 2017 Budget Review Calendar

2017 Public Hearings on the Budget

People

Public Hearing #1

Thursday, October 5th, 2017 @ 5:30pm

Council Chambers // 600 4th Ave.

People

Public Hearing #2

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 @ 5:30pm

Council Chambers // 600 4th Ave.

2016 Budget Deliberations

On September 26, 2016, Mayor Murray delivered a proposed 2017-18 City operating budget to the City Council for its two-month deliberation and review. Councilmembers evaluated proposed spending in City departments, heard from the public, and made amendments to fund important programs. This website is a resource which includes supporting documents and information about the budget process.

Read the 2017-18 Proposed Budget Read the Proposed 2017-2022 Capital Improvement Program Read the Initial Balancing Package (As of Nov. 2, 2016)

2016 Agendas

View a List of Agendas and Meeting Details View All 2016 Budget Agendas

ThursSept 29
City Budget Office Overview of Proposed Budget & Revenue Forecast
9:30 am
Agenda Details Video
WedOct 5
Public Hearing on the Budget
5:30 pm
Agenda Video
ThursOct 6
Department Overviews
9:30 am

Canceled

FriOct 7
Department Overviews
9:30 am
Agenda Details Video
MonOct 10
Department Overviews
10:30 am or after Council Briefing + 2:30 pm after Full Council
Agenda Details Video #1 Video #2
MonOct 17
Budget Deliberations

Canceled

TuesOct 18
Budget Deliberations
9:30 am
Agenda Details Video
WedOct 19
Budget Deliberations
9:30 am
Agenda Details Video
MonOct 24
Budget Deliberations
10:30 am or after Council Briefing + 2:30 pm after Full Council
Agenda Details Video #1 Video #2
TuesOct 25
Public Hearing on the Budget
5:30 pm
Agenda Video
MonOct 31
Revenue Update - Central Staff and City Budget Office Presentation
10:30am or after Council Briefing
Agenda Details Video
WedNov 2
Committee Chair Presents Initial Balancing Packaging
9:30 am
Agenda Details Video
WedNov 9
Discussion of Proposed Changes to Committee Chair's Initial Balancing Package
9:30 am
Agenda Details
ThursNov 10
Discussion of Proposed Changes to Committee Chair's Initial Balancing Package
9:30 am
Agenda Details Video
MonNov 15
Committee Votes on Chair's Revised Balancing Package
9:30 am

Canceled

MonNov 16
Committee Votes on Chair's Revised Balancing Package
9:30 am
Agenda Details
MonNov 21
Final Committee Votes
10:30 am
Agenda Details
MonNov 21
Full Council: Vote on 2017-2018 Budget
2:00 pm

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 Erik Sund about the operating budget (erik.sund@seattle.gov / 206-684-8368 ) and Amy Tsai about the capital budget (amy.tsai@seattle.gov / 206-684-5509.)

Questions about budget terminology? Take a look at the glossary.

Share Your Ideas

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

Search

  • Search the archive of budget documents from 2009 - present.
  • Search videos of past Budget meetings.

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 clerk@seattle.gov or 206-684-8344.