FY2020 Budget

City of Watkinsville Mayor & Council
Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Process*
July 1, 2019- June 30, 2020

*Note: Calendar is subject to change

ACTIVITY

TARGET DATE/TIME

Mayor and Council (M&C) Goal Setting

January 24, 2019 (Retreat)

Capital Budget Requests Due

March 8, 2019

Operating Budget Requests Due

March 15, 2019

Independent Agency Requests Due

(Library, Fire Department, UOWN)

March 22, 2019

City Administrator and Finance Director meet

Budget discussion #1 - set up budget message and discuss all figures in detail.

March 26-29, 2019 

Mayor and Council Review Goals from Retreat

March 27, 2019

Hand deliver ad request to the Oconee Enterprise for public hearing #1

(No figures needed @ this point)

 

Friday, March 29, 2019

By noon

 

Advertisement for public hearing #1 will be in newspaper.

(7 days prior to meeting met) 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

 

Mayor and Council

Budget Work Session:

  • Meet with Independent Agencies
  • Review Budget Requests
  • Discuss Special Initiatives

April 11, 2019

6 p.m.

 Public hearing #1

(City Council Meeting)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

7 p.m.

Mayor, City Administrator, and Finance Director meet

Budget discussion #2

(after 1st public hearing)

April 18-19, 2019 

City Clerk 

Prepare ad request with proposed figures

April 23, 2019 

Hand deliver ad request for public hearing #2 to the Oconee Enterprise 

Friday, April 26, 2019

By noon

 Advertisement for public hearing #2 will be in newspaper

(10-day requirement met) 

Thursday, May 2, 2019

 

Mayor and Council

Budget Work Session

(Final Review of Budget Requests, Special Initiatives)

May 9, 2019

Public hearing #2

(City Council Meeting)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

7 p.m.

Mayor, City Administrator, and Finance Director meet to complete final adjustments to proposed budget as directed at M&C May 15 meeting. 

Friday, May 24, 2019

Budget will be reviewed for a final time & approved

(City Council Meeting)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

7 p.m. 

Advertisement of enacted budget Hand deliver to Oconee Enterprise

Friday, June 21, 2019 (By noon)

Or 

Monday, June 24, 2019 (By noon)

Advertisement of enacted budget will be in newspaper

(Ad must be in paper within 30 days of enactment)

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Or 

Thursday, July 4, 2019