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File #: 191462    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/21/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Administration Director to develop and present a plan to the Common Council for a City budget public education and participation initiative.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. PEREZ, ALD. RAINEY
Attachments: 1. Hearing Notice List

Number

191462

 

Version

ORIGINAL

 

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. COGGS, HAMILTON, LEWIS, STAMPER, PEREZ AND RAINEY

Title

Resolution directing the Administration Director to develop and present a plan to the Common Council for a City budget public education and participation initiative.

Analysis

This resolution directs the Administration Director to develop and present a plan to the Common Council for a City budget public education and participation initiative. The Administration Director shall present this plan to the Common Council within 4 months of adoption of this resolution.

Body

Whereas, The 2020 Budget was adopted by Common Council File Number 190001 on November 26, 2019; and

 

Whereas, Amendment 42L placed a footnote in the Budget stating, “The Administration Director shall develop and present to the Common Council a City budget public education and participation initiative”; and

 

Whereas, City budgets establish the priorities of municipal government by determining where to allocate funds; and

 

Whereas, Residents of Milwaukee should be educated on the budgeting process and have the opportunity to influence the allocation of funds; and

 

Whereas, Participatory budgeting allows citizens to identify, discuss and prioritize public spending; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Administration Director shall develop and present a plan to the Common Council for a City budget public education and participation initiative; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the Administration Director shall present this plan to the Common Council within 4 months of adoption of this resolution.

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB175712-1

Luke Knapp

12/16/2019