City holding four public hearings for 2019-2020 budget



KANSAS CITY – The City of Kansas City is hosting four public budget meetings to discuss the 2019-2020 annual budget.

In accordance with the City Charter, the City Manager prepares the budget considering the adopted five-year financial plan and transmits the budget to the Mayor and City Council on or before the second regular meeting of the City Council in February.

A date for a public hearing on the budget is set at the time the budget is reported to the City Council. This date must not be later than the second City Council meeting in March.

The Finance and Governance Committee of the City Council will hold at least one public hearing on the budget ordinance. The committee may hold other community forums to receive input on the proposed budget.

At the fourth meeting in March, the City Council adopts the annual budget. The budget ordinance requires a majority of affirmative votes.


Meeting dates and times are:

Tuesday, February 19th

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Southeast Community Center, Multipurpose Room

4201 E. 63rd St.

Refreshments provided 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Thursday, February 21st

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

KCPD Headquarters, Community Room

1125 Locust St.

Refreshments provided 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.


Saturday, February 23rd

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

RB Doolin Center, Board Room

1856 NE 46th St.

Light refreshments provided


Saturday, March 2nd

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Gregg/Klice Community Center, Multipurpose Room

1600 John Buck O’Neil Way

Light refreshments provided.


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