Atlanta residents, business leaders and other stakeholders will have an opportunity to ask questions about the city of Atlanta’s proposed Fiscal Year 2015 $565,537,987 million city general fund budget during a combined public hearing and virtual town hall meeting.
It will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, in the Council Chamber, Atlanta City Hall, second floor, 55 Trinity Avenue, S.W. The meeting will be broadcast live on City Channel 26.
Questions from participants will be answered during the live broadcast. The meeting will also be streamed on the city of Atlanta’s website at www.atlanta.ga.gov (Click on the ATL City Channel 26 icon in the middle of the webpage and click on the words: “Watch Channel 26 Live” located on the left of the screen.)
Questions can be submitted three ways beginning today and during the live public hearing and virtual town hall meeting in the following ways:
1. Participants unable to attend the May 6th meeting can submit questions via email to email@example.com
2. Text questions to 404-392-0159
3. Citizens can submit their questions through twitter to @ATLCouncil and use the hashtag #atlbudget
4. Questions can be phoned in to 404-330-6823
A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays in the Office of the Municipal Clerk, Suite 2700, Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue S.W.
The Atlanta City Council is scheduled to adopt the city's FY 2015 budget on Monday, June 16, 2014 during its 1 p.m. meeting in the Council Chamber, Atlanta City Hall, second floor, 55 Trinity Avenue, S.W.