Community budget workshop Monday, Feb. 10, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Faraday Administration Center 1635 Faraday Ave. Carlsbad, CA 92008
On Jan. 21, the City Council held a workshop to discuss budget priorities for the upcoming fiscal year, which starts July 1. Based on a recent statistically representative survey of Carlsbad residents plus other recent community input, the City Council identified at that meeting three issues where they would like an increased focus:
The City Council acknowledged that other issues, such as preserving open space, environmental sustainability, economic development and protecting public safety, continue to be top of mind. But, after discussing options, recognized that identifying no more than three areas would help city staff when preparing a draft work plan and budget.
Input gathered in February will be provided to city staff preparing the draft budget and to the City Council.
Key milestones in the budget development process include:
Jan. 14 Resident survey results Jan. 21 City Council workshop on budget priorities Feb. 1-14 Public input April 14 City Council workshop May 19 Preliminary budget June 23 Budget adoption