There’s more to city budgeting than ‘simple math’

Our city’s annual budgeting process is now underway and won’t be completed until December.

I can speak for City Council when I assure you that we’re always cognizant of the fact that the decisions we make must accurately reflect the needs, desires and values of the residents of Durango.

How much we accomplish during 2020 may appear to boil down to simple math – i.e., how we spend the city’s money. But there’s more to the budget than simple math.

Our city charter, established in 1912, allows for significant citizen input during the budgetary process. You will be able to participate most effectively if you understand the process and take note of opportunities the city provides to inform citizens and to receive citizen input.

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