‘2020 Our City, Our Budget’ engagement events

Mayor Melvin Carter recently announced the “2020 Our City, Our Budget” community engagement process to shape next year’s city budget. A series of seven events across St. Paul will feature an exercise designed to give residents an understanding of city budget development and provide public opportunities to shape 2020 budget priorities.

“Our budget is our most vivid opportunity to put our values into action,” said Carter. “I invite everyone to participate in this process and contribute to our vision for St. Paul in 2020 and beyond.”

Hosted by the Mayor’s Office and led by the Office of Financial Services, the budget engagement events are free and open to the public. Event details are listed below:


Wednesday, May 22, 5:30-7 p.m. 

Tiffany’s Sports Lounge, 2051 Ford Parkway


Thursday, May 23, 5:30-7 p.m.

Meeting facilitated in English and Hmong 

Hmong American Partnership, 394 University Ave. W.

In partnership with Hmong American Partnership


Wednesday, May 29, 5:30-7 p.m.

Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave.

In partnership with Nexus Community Partners


Saturday, June 1, 10-11:30 a.m. 

Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave.


Sunday, June 2, 3:30-5 p.m.

BlackStack Brewing 755 Prior Ave. N.


Thursday, June 6, 5:30-7 p.m. 

Villa Del Sol, 88 Cesar Chavez St.

In partnership with Linking Leaders


Monday, June 10, 5:30-7 PM 

Tracks Bar & Grill, 1091 Rice St.


For more information about “Our City, Our Budget” events and the 2020 Budget Address go to www.stpaul.gov/departments/mayors-office/our-city-our-budget.

For more information about the City of St. Paul’s budget, visit the Open Budget St. Paul online at budget.stpaul.gov.

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