In the lead-up to final budget decisions, Mayor Chris Coleman will host four public meetings across the city, while also encouraging online participation through Twitter and or the following online form.
As the city faces a projected $9.6 million budget gap, the Mayor believes it is critically important that we make it as easy as possible for Saint Paul residents to participate in discussions about our investment priorities. While in-person meetings are ideal for some, the Mayor believes we need to make it easy for people to provide ideas and input through online channels.
Options for engaging online
Residents interested in sharing their ideas about funding priorities online are encouraged to do so via Twitter, using the hashtag #stpaulbudget, or via the following online form.
Planned public meetings
The following four meetings in Saint Paul are free, open to the public and easily accessible via Metro Transit bus or light rail service.
When: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Where: Wellstone Center, Neighborhood House, 179 Robie Street East (West Side Room)
When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Where: Golden Thyme Coffee and Café, 921 Selby Avenue (Back Room)
When: Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Where: J & S Bean Factory, 1518 Randolph Avenue (Main Room)
When: Friday, August 1, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Where: Hmong Village, 1001 Johnson Parkway (Community Room)