Budget Public Hearing Rescheduled for March 21

DES MOINES, IOWA — Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 —  The City of Des Moines today rescheduled a public hearing on the new budget for Monday, March 21 during the regular City Council meeting. The hearing was previously scheduled for the March 7  Council meeting.

The extension was necessary to comply with public notification requirements after City Manager Scott Sanders sought additional input from residents.

Earlier this month, the City released its preliminary budgets for the upcoming fiscal year that includes $206,641,916 in the general fund and $212,434,138 for the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The general fund budget increased $10.67 million or 5.4% over the previous year.

A certified budget will be sent to the Polk County Auditor on March 31.

Al Setka
Chief Communications Officer, City Manager’s Office
(515) 283-4057

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