Finance Committee

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Live-Stream Broadcasts

FY2019 Budget Process



Upcoming Budget Meeting Dates 
Reminder: All meetings are in Room 209 of City Hall at 5:30PM unless otherwise noted
4/12/18 - FY19 City Manager Recommended Budget (Overview + Assessors, Fire & Jetport budgets)
4/17/18 - FY19 City Manager Recommended Budget Review Continued (Police, HHS, Parking)
4/23/18 - FY19 City Manager Recommended Budget Review Continued (Parks & Recreation and Public Works)
4/25/18 - FY19 City Manager Recommended Budget Review Continued (Facilities and Waterfront / Human Resources)
4/26/18 - Joint City/School Meeting (City and School Budget Review)
5/3/18 - Public Hearing on FY19 City Manager's Recommended Budget
5/9/18 - Vote on FY19 City Manager's Recommended Budget and FY19 School Board Proposed Budget
5/14/18 - City Council Workshop on FY18 Budget - 4:00PM

Note on City Council Dates
City Council 1st Read and Public Hearing on School Budget is 5/7, 2nd Read and Vote on 5/14
City Council 1st Read and Public Hearing on City Budget is 5/14, 2nd Read and Vote on 5/21



Meetings can be live streamed at www.portlandmaine.gov/livestream

Fiscal Year 2019 City Manager's Recommended Budget Blue Book

Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriation Resolve




Members


  • Nicholas M. Mavodones, Jr., Chair
  • Ethan Strimling
  • Justin Costa
The staff coordinator is the Finance Director, Brendan T. O'Connell.

About the Board


The Finance Committee reviews the city manager’s recommended operating and capital budgets and the school superintendent’s operating budget and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding those budgets.This committee will also review and recommend to the full council any borrowing authorizations, financial policies, and contracts not under the purview of the city manager.

The Finance Committee will serve as the audit committee, reviewing the annual audit and ensuring that the auditor’s comments as contained in the management letter are addressed.

If you would like to send your written comments to the city manager’s office, you can send an email.