On Friday, May 5th, 2023, City Council held an all-day FY24 Budget Retreat at City Hall. The retreat was open to the public, broadcast live on cable tv, and streamed on the city’s website.
The FY24 Budget Retreat is now available to watch on demand:
- City Council FY24 Budget Retreat – Part 1 of 2
Agenda items included: City Manager: Review from April 18th Budget Presentation, Deputy City Manager/Finance Director: O&M and CIP Budget Summary. Issues & Options and CIP: Review and Questions: City Manager’s Office, Legal, Library, Economic Development, Information Technology, City Clerk & Elections, Planning, Building & Licensing Services, Recreation & Arena, Public Buildings & Grounds, Community Center.
- City Council FY24 Budget Retreat – Part 2 of 2
Continued: Issues & Options and CIP: Review and Questions: Police & Dispatch, Fire & Emergency Management, Public Works, Water & Sewer, Deputy Finance Director: Debt Service Overview, Public Input, City Council: Deliberations and Initial Adjustments. (City Council Budget Workshop for deliberations scheduled for Tuesday, 5/9/23)
On May 9th, City Council will hold a Committee of the Whole Budget Workshop. On May 16th, there will be another Committee of the Whole Budget Workshop and Public Hearings for O&M and CIP. Finally, June 6th is the regular City Council Meeting, which could include the possible adoption of O&M & CIP. Public input from Rochester residents is encouraged. If you are unable to attend in person, there are alternative ways to provide input. Visit www.rochesternh.gov/getinvolved to learn about mail-in and email options.
Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which includes index points to help viewers navigate to specific agenda items. Visit www.rochesternh.gov for more information.