Select Budget Committee

Committee Members

  • Sally Bagshaw, Chair
  • M. Lorena González, Member
  • Bruce Harrell, Member
  • Lisa Herbold, Member
  • Abel Pacheco, Member
  • Debora Juarez, Member
  • Teresa Mosqueda, Member
  • Mike O'Brien, Member
  • Kshama Sawant, Member

The Budget Process

The City Council conducts its official budget deliberations from late September to mid-November (see the calendar below,) but drafting the budget is a year-long process. If you have any questions about the process, please contact Lise Kaye ( / 206-256-6264 ) or Tom Mikesell ( / 206-684-8735).

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

2019 Meeting Dates

A selection of meeting dates for the 2019 Select Budget Committee can be found below. Similarly:

Subject Date Location Agenda Video
Revenue Forecast Update & the City's Financial Condition May 13, 2019
@ 10:30 am
Council Chambers Agenda Watch Video
Public Hearing Thursday, October 3 @ 5:30 pm Council Chambers
Public Hearing Tuesday, October 22 @ 5:30 pm Council Chambers


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.

Share Your Ideas

Share your budget priorities by emailing the whole Council or reaching out to individual Councilmembers.