How much would you fund what's most important to you?
It's that time of year again...the City Council and administration are preparing recommendations for the annual budget based on existing Council Priority Areas! We want to know what matters most to you.
You can tell us by taking the Milpitas Budget Challenge: "spend" imaginary money on what you think are the most important areas the City should invest for the upcoming year. The dollars you spend on each outcome will show how important this outcome is for you. Are you ready to pitch in? Take the quick survey today and allocate your dollars towards your most important outcomes!
The budget survey will be open for responses until April 30th.
Council Priority Areas
The Council has identified the seven Council Priority Areas listed below, which guide the annual budget development process. At the January 28 Budget Study Session, the Council reviewed these Council Priority Areas.
- Public Safety: Continue to invest in police and fire protection, in partnership with our community.
- Environment: Promote a sustainable community and protect the natural environment.
- Transportation and Transit: Continue to seek and develop collaborative solutions to meet the transportation challenges facing our community and our region.
- Economic Development and Job Growth: Continue to strengthen our economic foundations that support community prosperity and opportunity while ensuring a sustainable and livable city.
- Neighborhoods and Housing: Continue to explore innovative approaches to incentivize affordable housing projects, collaborate with key stakeholders to care for our most vulnerable populations, and support and engage neighborhoods through dedicated programs and services.
- Community Wellness and Open Space: Continue to provide parks and amenities for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy higher levels of physical and mental health.
- Governance and Administration: Continue to streamline processes for enhanced service and remain committed to long-term fiscal discipline and financial stewardship
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