Budget Week

Join us for five virtual Budget Town Halls beginning on Monday August 31st at 6pm.

Go to Facebook.com/ChicagoMayorsOffice each day to participate. The recorded videos for each session will also be posted here.

Have a question for the City’s Budget Director or one of our participating department Commissioners? Ask a question about the City of Chicago 2021 Budget

“State of the Budget” Kick-Off on August 31st 6pm

Budget Director Susie Park, Chief Financial Officer Jennie Bennett, and the Honorable Pat Dowell, Chairman of the Committee on the Budget and Government Operations

Then, Join Budget Director Susie Park each day for a different Budget Week Topic

 Public Safety

with Deputy Mayor of Public Safety Susan Lee,Chief Barbara West, Chicago Police Department, and Annastasia Walker, Executive Director of the Office of Public Safety Administration

Tuesday September 1nd 6pm

Topics include police, fire and emergency operations budgets, violence prevention

 Human Services

with Department of Family and Support Services Commissioner Lisa Morrison-Butler, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady, and Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Commissioner Rachel Arfa

Wednesday September 2rd 6pm

Topics include youth services, homelessness support services, services for people with disabilities, services to persons living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS, communicable diseases surveillance, mental health, lead poisoning prevention budgets,violence prevention.


with Department of Transportation Commissioner Gia Biagi, Department of Water Management Commissioner Randy Conner, and Department of Streets and Sanitation Commissioner John Tully

Thursday September 3th 6pm

Topics include transportation, lighting, street resurfacing, bridges, water projects, rodent control, tree trimming, garbage and recycling budgets

 Neighborhood and Economic Development

with Department of Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox, Department of Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara, and Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protections Commissioner Rosa Escareno

Friday September 4th 6pm

Topics include planning and development, housing, business licensing, small business support

Budget Week Virtual Town Hall Videos

State of the Budget
Public Safety
Human Services
Neighborhood and Economic Development
Budget Virtual Town Hall 9.30.20
Budget Forum 2021