Ask Me About the Budget: Session 1 with Financial Services and Utilities and the Edmonton Public Library
Now is your chance to ask one or more of Edmonton’s senior managers about the City budget, and the programs and services the City provides.
Do you have questions about how the City manages its finances, the drainage and waste utilities and the library system? Post your questions here, and on Wednesday, November 18, we’ll have senior managers from City departments answering those questions live during one of a series of “Ask Me About the Budget” sessions. This is the first in a series of five sessions on the budget.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, noon-1pm. Ask Me About the Budget: Session 1 with Financial Services and Utilities, and Edmonton Public Library
The Financial Services and Utilities department manages the City’s finances and the two utilities – Drainage Services and Waste Management Services.
The work done here includes:
- managing the City’s investment portfolio
- budget planning
- economic analysis
- property assessment
- property taxes
- sewer system
- flood prevention programs
- garbage collection and recycling
- eco stations
- one of the world’s leading waste management centres
The Edmonton Public Library is the city’s largest lender of all manner of information and entertainment – music, movies, books, magazines and even a maker space.That content is delivered everywhere – in branches around the city, to computers at home and work, and on handheld devices elsewhere. EPL offers a multitude of fun programs in-branch: online training, streaming music, guest speakers and so much more – and it’s all free with your library card.
You can check out the City’s proposed budgets in a number of different forms:
- the actual budget documents and the break down by departments – edmonton.ca/budget2016
- an interactive, user-friendly budget primer – yegcitybudget.ca
- an open data version of the budget – Open Budget
Submit your questions on this blog, now and in the days to come, for Financial Services and Utilities and the Edmonton Public Library . We’ll be publishing the questions and posting live responses during the lunch hour on November 18, 2015. Join us then for a live, interactive question and answer session.