Rogers Official Begin Work On 2015 Budget

Posted: September 1, 2014 at 1 a.m.

ROGERS -- Establishing a multimillion dollar city budget is a long process that includes department heads, the mayor, the finance director, aldermen and residents.

At A Glance

Budget Process

The Rogers city budget process has begun. Over the next three months officials will:

• Meet with department heads to discuss individual budgets. That process will end around Sept. 29

• A preliminary budget will be published and distributed to aldermen on Oct. 21.

• A committee of the whole meeting is set for Oct. 28 in Council Chambers at City Hall. The meeting is open to the public.

• If there are revisions to the budget after the committee of the whole meeting, changes will be to reflect aldermen’s wishes and returned to department heads for review.

• Aldermen are expected to approve the 2015 budget on Nov. 25 during the regular council meeting.

Source: Staff Report

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