As part of the City’s annual budget process, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the Orlando City Council will hold a workshop and two public hearings to determine the mileage rate and budget for fiscal year 2021/2022.
Under the mayor’s leadership, the municipality has created a balanced budget that does not increase taxes or make significant reductions to the mayor’s services or programs.
At the budget workshop on Monday, July 19, the City will outline how Orlando continues to respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic while maintaining and providing essential municipal services that residents depend on.
In addition, the workshop will address how the proposed budget will ensure that racial equity efforts remain a priority with ongoing funding dedicated to improving police transparency and accountability to further expand youth programs and promote economic development initiatives to foster greater equality. prosperity, employment and technical training.
Following the budget workshop, public hearings will be held where residents will have the opportunity to make public comments in September, and a final hearing and vote to approve the proposed budget bill on September 27, 2021.
City Council Itinerary & Budget for Fiscal Year 21/22:
Monday, July 19, 2021
10 a.m. – Workshop on budget
Mayor Dyer will open the workshop with a brief message and City Deputy Finance Chief Michelle McCrimmon will deliver the ‘Budget for Fiscal Year 2021/2022’ presentation to the Orlando City Council.
Monday, September 13, 2021
5:01 p.m. – Hearing on budget # 1
First public hearing on budget to approve the proposed mileage rate for fiscal year 2021/2022 and establish a tentative budget and the Capital Improvement Program.
Monday, September 27, 2021
5:01 p.m. – Hearing on budget # 2
Final public hearing on budget to approve the mileage rate for fiscal year 2021/2022 and establish the budget and the Capital Improvement Program.
Friday, October 1, 2021
Implementation of the approved budget for fiscal year 2021/2022.