The Boise City Council will get its first look at the city's Fiscal Year 2016 budget at a workshop scheduled for Tuesday, June 23.
According to a news release from the city, the proposed $515 million budget includes $196.7 million for basic services—public safety, libraries and parks. Key recommendations in the budget include a "deeper commitment" to the Boise City Department of Arts and History and more funding allocated to Valley Regional Transit
Council members will pore over the entire budget at the 8:30 a.m. workshop and a public hearing is set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21.
Public comments are being accepted on the budget and can be emailed to email@example.com. To leave a comment by phone call 208-384-4422 or mail to Mayor's Office, City of Boise, P.O. Box 500, Boise, ID 83701.
The workshop and council meeting will be streamed live and archived at on the City Hall website
City officials expect adoption of the FY 2016 budget sometime in August.