The 2014 budget moves toward approval

Final approval of the City’s 2014 budget is scheduled for a public hearing at 6:05 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11 in room 317, City Hall, 350 S. Fifth 5th Street.

The City Council’s Ways & Means/Budget Committee has been holding formal budget hearings with every City department since September as it considers Mayor Rybak’s 2014 budget proposal. Mayor Rybak proposed a $1.1 billion budget for 2014 that calls for investments for the future of the City’s workforce, environment, transit, and bike and pedestrian infrastructure, while also cutting the City’s property tax levy by 1 percent. 


To give folks the chance to get a more in-depth picture of how the 2014 budget proposal will impact City services, the City is rebroadcasting all department budget hearings back-to-back on Minneapolis 79 every weekend until a few days before the budget is approved on Dec. 11. A schedule of the weekend budget hearings is available at You can also watch any of the budget hearings online at


To learn more about the proposed 2014 budget process, visit the City’s website. You can also view the complete proposed 2014 budget.


Published Nov 26, 2013



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