Ask your questions about Ann Arbor's city budget during live chat Tuesday with city administrator
In the coming days, City Administrator Steve Powers and his administration will finalize a budget plan to be presented to the Ann Arbor City Council on April 15.
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He'll be joined by Tom Crawford, the city's chief financial officer, to answer your questions live starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, right here at AnnArbor.com.
Feel free to submit questions in advance using the form below and we'll ask as many of them as possible. Topics can include everything from public safety to public art.
Powers told AnnArbor.com he's been looking for new ways to gather public input since turnout at town hall meetings in recent years has been minimal.
"As the city has been able to shift from a cut mode, where I think it was very significant to have public input on volatile issues, we're in more of a maintenance mode," he noted.
After the administrator's budget is presented April 15, the City Council is expected to hold public hearings on May 6 and vote on a final budget at its May 20 meeting.
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