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, but drafting the budget is a year-long process. If you have any questions about the process, please view Chair Bagshaw's budget infographic.

Seattle Budget Process

You may also contact Lise Kaye ( / 206-256-6264 ) and Tom Mikesell ( / 206-684-8735) from Council Central Staff.

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

2019 Meeting Dates

View a complete budget calendar and the list of official published agendas below:

Recent Budget Committee Meetings

For a list of all official agendas please visit this page.

Upcoming Committee Meetings

Past Committee Meetings


Budget Documents, Agendas and Information

Do you have questions about the budget agendas or can't find something? Search the City Council Budget Documents database for documents prior to 2019 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.