Focus Areas

​City Council Budget Committee

Committee charge

City Council’s Budget Committee was established in 1996 and modified in 2007 with the following charge to guide the budget process:

  • Recommend an annual calendar and process for review and approval of the budget;
  • Review major budgetary issues and options prior to the half-day budget retreats;
  • Provide feedback to the City Manager regarding the agenda and agenda items to be addressed at budget retreats;
  • Make recommendations on referred items from Council at the budget adjustments meeting prior to straw votes; and,
  • Make recommendations on referred items throughout the year to the full City Council.

Committee goals

  • Provide early and formal communication:
    • Between City Council and Staff;
    • Among Council Members; and,
    • Between City Council and citizens.
  • Provide more time for policy development
  • Provide more time for Council review of budget materials
  • Facilitate Council’s budget decision-making process between budget adjustments and straw votes
  • Provide for a more public process 

​Committee members

Click the image to access each member's bio and contact information.​

Note: for information on the full City Council budget workshops, please visit the Strate​gy & Budget Department.
  
  
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​Committee Meetings

Meetings are held periodically in room CH-14 in the basement of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center (600 E. 4th Street).

​Upcoming events

 

 

Budget Committee Documents

  
  
collapse Date of Meeting : 10/10/2017 ‎(1)
October 10 Budget Committee Packet.PDFOctober 10 Budget Committee Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 9/26/2017 ‎(1)
September 26 Budget Committee Packet.pdfSeptember 26 Budget Committee Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 4/12/2017 ‎(1)
April 12 Budget Workshop Packet.pdfApril 12 Budget Workshop Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 3/30/2017 ‎(1)
March30_Budget_Committee_Meeting_Packet.pdfMarch30_Budget_Committee_Meeting_Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 3/22/2017 ‎(1)
March 22 Budget Workshop Packet.pdfMarch 22 Budget Workshop Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 2/22/2017 ‎(1)
February 22 Budget Workshop Packet.pdfFebruary 22 Budget Workshop Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 2/9/2017 ‎(1)
February 9 Budget Committee Packet.pdfFebruary 9 Budget Committee Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 12/13/2016 ‎(1)
December 13 Budget Committee Packet.pdfDecember 13 Budget Committee Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 10/20/2016 ‎(2)
October 20 Committee Agenda Packet.pdfOctober 20 Committee Agenda Packet
FY2017 Services Review.pdfFY2017 Services Review
collapse Date of Meeting : 9/15/2016 ‎(2)
Budget Committee Agenda September 15.pdfBudget Committee Agenda September 15
September 15 Budget Committee Summary Packet.pdfSeptember 15 Budget Committee Summary Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 6/29/2016 ‎(1)
Council Budget Committee Packet_June 29 meeting.pdfCouncil Budget Committee Packet_June 29 meeting
collapse Date of Meeting : 4/18/2016 ‎(3)
April 18 Budget Committee Summary Packet.pdfApril 18 Budget Committee Summary Packet
General Fund Update April 18.pdfGeneral Fund Update April 18
April 18 Budget Committee - April 20 Workshop Packets.pdfApril 18 Budget Committee - April 20 Workshop Packets
collapse Date of Meeting : 4/11/2016 ‎(3)
April 11 Budget Committee Summary Packet.pdfApril 11 Budget Committee Summary Packet
General Fund Update April 11.pdfGeneral Fund Update April 11
April 11 Budget Committee Packet.pdfApril 11 Budget Committee Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 3/21/2016 ‎(4)
March 21 Budget Committee Summary Packet.pdfMarch 21 Budget Committee Summary Packet
Budget Committee Solid Waste Update March 21.pdfBudget Committee Solid Waste Update March 21
CIP Material March 21.pdfCIP Material March 21
March 21 Budget Committee Packet.pdfMarch 21 Budget Committee Packet
collapse Date of Meeting : 2/29/2016 ‎(4)
February 29 Budget Committee Summary Packet.pdfFebruary 29 Budget Committee Summary Packet
Feb 29 Budget Cmte Packet.pdfFeb 29 Budget Cmte Packet
FY17 Pay and Benefit Budget Committee Meeting Feb 29.pdfFY17 Pay and Benefit Budget Committee Meeting Feb 29
Strategic Priorities from Feb 24 Budget Workshop.pdfStrategic Priorities from Feb 24 Budget Workshop
collapse Date of Meeting : 2/13/2016 ‎(1)
Feb 13 Budget Cmte agenda.pdfFeb 13 Budget Cmte agenda
collapse Date of Meeting : 2/8/2016 ‎(3)
February 8 Budget Committee Summary Packet.pdfFebruary 8 Budget Committee Summary Packet
February 8 Budget Committee Presentations.pdfFebruary 8 Budget Committee Presentations
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