The City of Wichita is holding its second Twitter Town Hall meeting from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18. Residents can ask questions or comment at #wichitabudget.
Budget Director Mark Manning and other Finance Department staff will respond to questions related to the City government budget, a $500 million spending plan that provides funding for public safety, recreation, streets, water and sewer operations, economic development, local arts activities, government employees and various other services, infrastructure and projects.
The Twitter Town Hall follows several public budget meetings including the City Council meeting on Tuesday when City Manager Robert Layton presented the 2013-14 Proposed budget. The City Manager’s Powerpoint presentation and the Proposed Budget can be viewed at www.wichita.gov.
The Twitter Town Hall is designed to improve public engagement and enhance transparency in the annual budget process. Residents can also comment on the budget at the City of Wichita Facebook page.
For additional information on the City’s budget process, including documents and videos, please visit www.wichita.gov, watch Cox Cable Channel 7 or visit YouTube.