Budget Engagement

The City is committed to an inclusive and transparent budget development process that utilizes resident and stakeholder feedback to ensure budget priorities are being met.

  • The FY 2021-22 budget engagement process resulted in 152 recommendations from 21 of the City’s boards and commissions. The following report is a brief summary of each recommendation including department responses and FY 2021-22 budget information.
  • Please visit SpeakUp Austin, the community engagement website for the City of Austin, to learn about what's happening in our community and how to provide input on the annual budget process.

Any comments, questions, or suggestions about the City's budget can be sent to

City Council Budget Questions

As part of the budget process, City staff provide responses to formal budget questions that are submitted by City Council.

More information on specific Council budget questions can be found here.