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When you can view, offer input on Gainesville's budget
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The city of Gainesville’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will be available on May 30 for public review.

The new fiscal year begins July 1, and the Gainesville City Council will vote on the budget and millage rate on June 18.

While the full proposed budget has not been released, a new city-produced video highlights some priorities for Fiscal Year 2020, including transportation projects to alleviate traffic, a rebuilt Fire Station No. 2 and additional police patrols.

On May 30, City Manager Bryan Lackey will present the proposed budget to the Council at the Council’s scheduled work session, which is open to the public. The budget will also go online that day and be available to view at the City of Gainesville Administration Building at 300 Henry Ward Way.

The community can comment at a hearing on June 4, email their input to citycouncil@gainesville.org or stop by the Financial Services Office at the administration building.

The current year’s budget is also available on the city website.

Gainesville proposed budget presentation

When: 9 a.m. Thursday, May 30

Where: Council Boardroom, City of Gainesville Administration Building, 300 Henry Ward Way


Public hearing

When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4

Where: Public Safety Complex, 701 Queen City Parkway


City Council vote

When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18

Where: Public Safety Complex, 701 Queen City Parkway

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