Mayor Rahm Emanuel will unveil his proposed FY 2016 budget to the City Council on Thursday, September 22, according to a timeline his office released yesterday. But before he brings his spending guidelines to the Council Chambers, he’ll follow a tradition established by Mayor Richard M. Daley by holding three town hall meetings with members of his finance team that will be open to the public. Residents will have the opportunity to provide their ideas in person and on social media during the public meetings with the hashtag #ChiBudget2016. Representatives from various City Departments will be on hand to answer questions related to specific city services. Each meeting starts at 6:30 pm, with doors opening an hour earlier:

  • Monday, August 31: Malcolm X College, 1900 West Van Buren Street
  • Wednesday, September 2: South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South South Shore Drive
  • Thursday, September 3: Wright College, 4300 North Narragansett Avenue