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Budget Workshops, Hearings Offer Residents Opportunity to be Engaged in Process
A series of workshops and hearings in August and September will provide residents and businesses the opportunity to participate in the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget process. To review the City Managerís Proposed Budget, the Mayorís Budget Recommendations and the schedule of upcoming workshops and hearings, click on the following links:

City Manager's Proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Budget
Mayor's FY 08 Budget Recommendations
Streaming Video of Press Conference
City Manager's Proposed FY 08 Budget Presentation
The City of Long Beach - Long-Term Planning
Summary of Structural Deficit Solutions, FY04-FY07
FY 08 Budget Presentation 08-07-07

Also, LBTV-Channel 8 will broadcast the Proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Budget press conference until August 17 (See TV schedule after the listing of public Budget meetings.)

Budget meetings:

Aug. 7, during City Council meeting
Budget Workshop including City Managerís Proposed Budget and Mayorís Recommendations. 

Aug. 13, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Budget Oversight Committee meets to develop final Budget recommendations

Aug. 14, 3:00 to 4:30 pm
Budget Workshop focusing on Neighborhoods and Housing; Environment; and Business and Economic Assistance.  

Aug. 20, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Budget Workshop focusing on Community Safety (including Proposition H); Health and Human Services; and Culture, Education and Leisure.

Aug. 21, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Budget Workshop focusing on Infrastructure and Transportation (including Infrastructure Master Plan).

Aug. 21, during City Council meeting
Budget Hearing including City Council input and requests for future Budget presentations.

Sept. 4, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Budget Workshop including Budget presentations (as requested).

Sept. 4, 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Budget Hearing including Budget presentations (as requested), City Council deliberations, first opportunity for Budget adoption.

Sept. 11, 7:00 to 8:30 pm (If necessary)
Budget Hearing including Budget presentations (as requested), City Council deliberations, Budget adoption.

LBTV-Channel 8 broadcast schedule for the Proposed Fiscal Year 2008 Budget press conference:

Friday, August 2, 7:30 pm.
Saturday, August 4, 4:30 pm
Sunday, August 5, 11:00 pm
Monday, August 6, 6:30 pm
Wednesday, August 8, 6:30 pm
Friday, August 10, 4:00 pm
Saturday, August 11, 4:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 11:00 pm
Monday, August 13, 6:30 pm
Wednesday, August 15, 6:30 pm
Friday, August 17, 4:00 pm