Tucson City Council Holds Budget Retreat

The Mayor and Tucson City Council met at a special retreat yesterday as part of the budget planning process for next fiscal year. City Manager Michael Ortega told the council his initial draft proposal for the FY 17/18 budget is structurally balanced and includes some restructuring and consolidation of operations.

There will be follow-up meetings with Mayor and Council at a Study Session on April 5, with the possibility of Ortega presenting his recommended budget on April 19.