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6/13/2016 Member News
Rescheduled City Budget Open House Gets Underway Tomorrow Night, June 14

CONTACT: Tom Greene, Budget Director, 727-893-7435 or tom.greene@stpete.org  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

RESCHEDULED CITY BUDGET OPEN HOUSE GETS UNDERWAY TOMORROW NIGHT, JUNE 14

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (June 13, 2016) - Citizens are invited to share thoughts and priorities with Mayor Rick Kriseman, City Council and city administrators during the rescheduled FY 2017 City Budget Open House tomorrow night, June 14, at the Coliseum. The 6 p.m. Open House was to be held June 7 but was postponed due to Tropical Storm Colin. The Coliseum is located at 535 Fourth Ave. N.

From 6 to 7 p.m., citizens will be able to ask questions and share ideas with Mayor Kriseman, City Council members, administrators and city staff from City Development, Public Safety, Neighborhood Affairs, Public Works, General Government, and Leisure Services during breakout sessions. City leaders will then explain how the city budget is developed before hearing public comment; citizens wishing to speak will be limited to three minutes. Following public comments, City Council members will have an opportunity to share their budget priorities.

Citizens may also leave budget-related feedback on www.StPeteInnovision.com from June 14-28, during open forums of any regular City Council meeting or during two city budget public hearings September 8 and 22. The budget open house will be rebroadcast throughout the summer on StPeteTV, Bright House Channel 641, and WOW! Channel 15 and Verizon Fi0s Channel 20. For more information and to view FY 2017 city budget booklets, visit www.stpete.org/budget.