On Monday, June 27, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. the Eugene City Council will hold public hearings and take action on the FY23 Budget as previously recommended by the Budget Committee. Members of the public are encouraged to provide their feedback on the FY23 Budget. Information about how to access these meetings will be available at www.eugene-or.gov/webcasts.
You can view the Agenda Item Summary for the City of Eugene FY23 Recommended Budget at https://www.eugene-or.gov/DocumentCenter/View/66279/FINAL_FY23-Adopting-Budget_AIS-and-Attachments_for-website-62122 and the Urban Renewal Agency FY23 Recommended Budget at https://www.eugene-or.gov/DocumentCenter/View/66278/FINAL_FY23-URA-Adopting-Budget_AIS-and-Attachments_for-website-62122.
The Proposed Budget was reviewed and deliberated on by the Eugene Budget Committee during four meetings throughout April and May, which included public input. On May 25, the Budget Committee voted to recommend that the City Council adopt the FY23 Proposed Budget with the following additions:
For the City of Eugene budget:
- Move to recommend that the City Manager add $300,000 from ARPA reserves for the purchase and installation of a downtown public bathroom and $10,000 ongoing for operational costs, funded by the Reserve for Revenue Shortfall and included in the base budget beyond FY23.
- Move to recommend to City Council direct the City Manager to include $500,000 in the FY23 budget allocated from ARPA funds for completion of Striker Field Park phase 2.
The full text of the Budget Committee motions is available to view at https://www.eugene-or.gov/DocumentCenter/View/65996/Approved-Budget-Committee-Motions-5-25-22.
At the same meeting the City Council is also scheduled to hold public hearings and take action on the current fiscal year (FY22) June Supplemental Budget. View the Agenda Item Summary for the City of Eugene FY22 June Supplemental Budget at https://www.eugene-or.gov/DocumentCenter/View/66280/FY22-June-Supplemental-Budget.
Visit https://www.eugene-or.gov/3360/Webcasts-and-Meeting-Materials to learn more about how to provide written or public testimony to City Council.