Councilmember Jean Godden
Council announces schedule for public hearings on city budget
Seattleites encouraged to share opinions and input during Councilís 2010 budget process
Jean Godden, Chair of the Finance and Budget Committee for the Seattle City Council has announced a public hearings schedule in which the community is invited to attend and provide input relating to the 2010 city budget.
The public is encouraged to let their voices be heard, particularly during a time when the city is facing a $72 million budget shortfall.
Public Hearings are scheduled for:
Wednesday, Oct. 7 - Whitman Middle School, 9201 15th Ave. NW 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct 14 - Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S.
Massachusetts St. 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 26 - Seattle City Hall Council Chambers, 600 Fourth Avenue, Floor 2 5:30 p.m.
Sign-up to speak starting at 5 p.m. The public hearings will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. Donít miss an opportunity to participate. More information on the budget can be found at www.seattle.gov/council
and on Facebook at Seattle City Council.
Council meetings are cablecast live on Seattle Channel 21 and Webcast live on the City Councilís website at www.seattle.gov/council
. Copies of legislation, archives of previous meetings, and news releases are available on www.seattle.gov/council
. Questions about Council news releases can be directed to Debra Carnes, Council Communications, at 206-684-8159, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org..