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Community Budget Alliance Presentation to Council at the Evening Budget Hearing

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5/22/13 - The Community Budget Alliance presented a PowerPoint to the San Diego City Council with regards to the FY 2014 Proposed Budget. For more info on CBA please visit: http://bit.ly/ZeKmB4

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Community Budget Alliance Presentation to Council at the Evening Budget Hearing

  1. 1.  Formed in early 2012 Understandable, open and fair budget for theCity of San Diego Services and infrastructure vital to well-being -measured by impact on quality of life. Currently, over 40 organizations participate
  2. 2.  Budgetary designs and decisions must bebased in values that accurately reflectcommunity needs and a shared vision betweenelected officials and community members. Values▪ Equity▪ Increased community input.▪ Transparency.▪ Accountability.▪ Functionality.
  3. 3.  February 2012 & 2013. Letter to the Mayor & Council outlining CBApriorities and values Specific recommendations for budget. Spring 2012 & 2013. Outreach to and participation of communityresidents in Council budget hearings Community education presentations and forums November 2012. List of priority CIP projects to CPC & Mayor & Staff
  4. 4.  ThreeCBA recommendations centered oncommunity outreach:▪ Develop mechanisms to obtain community input early in thebudget process.While this is emerging for CIP, it also needs tooccur for services.▪ Hold evening meetings for departmental budgetpresentations that are of particular interest to thecommunity.▪ Present council budget priorities and Mayor’s proposedbudget in all 9 districts prior to May hearings, withappropriate Councilmembers and departmental directors inattendance.
  5. 5.  November 2012. List of priority CIP projects to CPC & Mayor & Staff Many of the organizations at the table have beenadvocating for years for specific, much-needed projectsor services in their communities and have seen littleprogress. FY 2014 is a good start.There are still outstanding CIPprojects.The needs identified have a pattern –generally that of being able to move aroundcommunities safely and to enjoy them.
  6. 6.  Conditions assessments Bus passes Resources for long term planning,coordination and public participation

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