Monday, April 4, 2011

Council Chairman focuses on the budget, commits to transparency

In the latest News from DC Council Chairman Brown - April 1, 2011 (PDF), the chairman dedicates a significant portion of the newsletter to the budget.

The highlights of the budget news are:

  • Public hearings will be held from April 7 to May 6 with the rest of may devoted to making revisions.   The Council is scheduled to vote on the budget June 7.
  • The FY 2012 budget process will be as transparent as possible.   The chairman has promised quick posting of budget documents following the hearings.
  • A budget questionnaire is posted on the Council's budget page.   The Council wants the community to offer comments and suggestions "to reduce government waste and increase efficiency."

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