Upcoming Public Budget Briefings
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The Mayor’s proposed FY 2011 budget has just been released and many of you, undoubtedly, have a lot of questions. The good news is that at least eight DC agencies have agreed to hold public briefings on their proposed FY 2011 budgets. These briefings are an opportunity for the public to hear from agency directors and agency staff about how programs and services will be impacted by the budget. It also will be an opportunity for the public to ask questions. All briefings are held before an agency’s budget oversight hearing will take place.

Below is a list of the locations, times, and dates for the scheduled budget briefings (some have already been sent to the FBC listserve by the event sponsors). Please note that some briefings ask for an RSVP and questions to be submitted in advance. That doesn’t mean you can’t ask questions at the briefing, but it helps give agency directors an idea of the types of questions people are interested in.

Department of Mental Health

April 8th, 3-5pm

64 New York Avenue, N.E., 4th Floor Conference Room

• Submit questions to Shannon Hall at shall@dcbha.org by April 7th

Department of Human Services

April 13th, 10am-12pm

True Reformer Building, 1200 U St. NW

• RSVP to Katie Kerstetter at kerstetter@dcfpi.org by April 11th

Department of Disability Services

April 13th, 4-6pm

True Reformer Building, 1200 U St. NW

• Submit questions to advocacy@arcdc.net by April 12th

Child and Family Services Agency

April 14th, 4-6pm

DC Primary Care Association 441 4th Street, NW, Room 1114, Washington, DC 20001

• Submit questions to Yolanda McPhail-McKinley at yolanda.mckinley@dc.gov by COB Friday, April 9th

Department of Housing and Community Development and DC Housing Authority

April 15th, 12-2pm

Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development, 1432 U St. NW

• RSVP to http://cnhed.wufoo.com/forms/please-rsvp-to-cnheds-budget-briefing/

Department of Health Care Finance

April 15th, 10-11:30

DC Primary Care Association, 1411 K St. NW

• RSVP to Anastacia Arons at Aarons@dcpca.org by April 12th

• Send questions to Jenny Reed at reed@dcfpi.org by April 12th

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