Council Committee on Ways & Means/Budget (W&M)
Meets Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. during the second week of each Council cycle in the Council Chamber, 317 City Hall.
Staffed by Council Committee Coordinator: Diana Armstrong (612) 673-2371, 304 City Hall.
The Ways & Means/Budget Committee determines the annual budget appropriations for structure, operation and organization for City departments. This committee considers lawsuit settlements; execution of contracts; and considers issuance of bonds. Personnel assignments, replacements, additions or reductions require approval from this committee.
This committee sets travel regulations and allocates funding for travel; authorizes solicitation or acceptance of funds and donations; considers acceptance of bids for goods and services; gives authority to apply for State or Federal grants; authorizes establishment of leasehold cooperatives; and submits certification to Hennepin County for taxes to be levied.
Committee Membership (Quorum 4)
- Betsy Hodges, chair
- Sandy Colvin Roy, vice-chair
- Gary Schiff
- Elizabeth Glidden
- Diane Hofstede
- Meg Tuthill
Last updated Jul. 30, 2013