Mayor Melvin Carter Announces "2020 Our City, Our Budget" Engagement Events

May 2, 2019 
Contact: Liz Xiong 

SAINT PAUL - Today, Mayor Melvin Carter announced the “2020 Our City, Our Budget" community engagement process to shape next year’s City of Saint Paul budget. A series of seven events across Saint Paul will feature an exercise designed to give residents an understanding of City budget development and provide public opportunities to shape 2020 budget priorities.

“Our budget is our most vivid opportunity to put our values into action,” said Mayor Melvin Carter. “I invite everyone to participate in this process and contribute to our vision for Saint Paul in 2020 and beyond.”

Hosted by the Mayor's Office and led by the Office of Financial Services, the budget engagement events are free and open to the public. Event details are listed below:

  • Wednesday, May 22, 5:30-7 PM 
    Tiffany’s Sports Lounge, 2051 Ford Pkwy, Saint Paul, MN 55116
  • Thursday, May 23, 5:30-7 PM –
    meeting facilitated in English and in Hmong language 
    HAP, 394 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104 
    in partnership with HAP
  • Wednesday, May 29, 5:30-7 PM 
    Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55119 
    in partnership with Nexus Community Partners
  • Saturday, June 1, 10 AM – 11:30 AM 
    Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130
  • Sunday, June 2, 3:30-5 PM 
    BlackStack Brewing 755 Prior Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104
  • Thursday, June 6, 5:30-7 PM 
    Villa Del Sol, 88 Cesar Chavez St, Saint Paul, MN 55107 
    in partnership with Linking Leaders
  • Monday, June 10, 5:30-7 PM 
    Tracks Bar & Grill, 1091 Rice St, Saint Paul, MN 55104

For more information about Our City, Our Budget events and the 2020 Budget Address, click here.

For more information about the City of Saint Paul’s budget, visit the Open Budget Saint Paul online at