May 18 2016

Where Do My Taxes Go? City 2016-17 Budget

Attend the Saturday, May 21, Council Budget Work Session and learn how your taxes are spent.

The public is invited to attend the Work Shop and speak to the City Council about spending priorities for the city in the coming year. 

Saturday, May 21st – 9:00 a.m.

The Budget Work Shop will be held in the Emergency Operations Center in the Police Department at 408 Highland.

The Piedmont City Council will consider the proposed annual budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 at three separate meetings.

Those attending will hear briefings from departments heads – Police Chief, Fire Chief, Recreation Director, etc. These presentations will be preceded by City Administrator Paul Benoit introduction. Council members will have an opportunity to make inquiries about the budget in the relaxed setting.

Public participants may also make inquiries at the Work Session and can observe the inner workings of the budget process.  

There will be no broadcasts of the Work Session.  

Spending priorities, revenue projections, and planned expenditures are rarely changed after the Budget Work Session.

Click to visit the 2016-2017 Proposed Budget page, where all sections of the budget are available for download.

Two required Public Hearings regarding the proposed budget and the levy of the Municipal Services Tax and the Sewer Tax will be held during the regularly scheduled City Council meetings on:

June 6 and June 20, 2016.  

For questions on contents of the budget, please contact Interim Finance Director Jim O’Leary via email at or by phone at 420-3045 with any questions.

If you wish to write to the City Council regarding the Budget, please address your letter to City Council, 120 Vista Avenue, Piedmont, 94611 or send an email to the City Clerk at , who will forward your comments to the Council.

2016-2017 Proposed Budget   <

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