Budget Input

Bring your valued voice to the table!

Join the discussion at a community forum hosted by City Commissions. Your feedback is valuable to each Commission as they form recommendations on City services and goals you value most for review by City leadership and the City Council.

More information on the budget engagement process can be found at

City Council Work Sessions

The City of Austin fiscal year begins on October 1. In the Spring, the City begins the annual budget preparation process, which includes opportunities for citizen participation and culminates with the adoption of a final budget in mid-September.

Any comments, questions, or suggestions about the City's budget can be sent to

Fiscal Year 2019-20 Work Sessions LINK
FY 2020 Budget Calendar Presentation - February 5 PDF
City Council Budget Questions

As part of the budget process, City staff provide responses to formal budget questions that are submitted by City Council.

More information on specific Council budget questions can be found here.