Mayor Wheeler released his proposed annual budget on May 5. The budget was discussed by the city budget committee during a May 5th work session.
View full proposed budget: FY 2022-23 Proposed Budget | Portland.gov
View May 5th work session: City Council 2022-05-05 Work Session - YouTube
Mayor Wheeler called the proposal “a budget with ears” to reflect how much listening went into this process. Portlanders shared their concerns and priorities directly through emails, letters, social media messages, and City Council testimony.
This week, the proposed budget moves to be approved by the city's budget committee (i.e. City Council) on May 11 at 2:00pm. You can submit written testimony by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up to provide virtual testimony by Wednesday May 11 at 1:00pm.
"I want to hear from you as we finalize the annual budget. I am relying on our local community to guide our budgeting decisions," Mayor Wheeler said.
See the calendar below related to upcoming virtual budget events related to the City of Portland budget for fiscal year 2022-23.
Wednesday, May 11, 2:00pm-5:00pm – Approved Budget Hearing
Wednesday, May 18, 2:00-3:30pm – Utility Rate Hearing
Wednesday, May 25, 9:30- 11:30am – Second Hearing on the Utility Rate Hearing Approval (Second Reading - no public testimony)
Tuesday, June 7, 9:30-11:30am – Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission Hearing on the Approved Budget
Wednesday, June 8, 2:00-5:00pm – Adopted Budget Hearing (First Reading)
Thursday, June 15, 2:00pm – Adopted Budget Hearing (Second Reading - no public testimony)