Residents will be provided an opportunity to learn about priority based budgeting at the Citizens Budget Forum at 6 p.m. on Feb. 2 in the city hall council chambers. The city holds the forum annually to provide residents an opportunity to offer input on budget initiatives and priorities for the subsequent year.
Gardner employs priority-based budgeting, which aligns budgeted resources to achieve specific projects that support the city’s vision and strategic goals.
The agenda for the forum includes the following:
• Priority-Based Budgeting Overview
• Strategic Goals Overview
• Update on 2015 and  2016 Initiatives
• Citizen Input for 2017 Initiatives
For more information about the Citizens Budget Forum, contact Finance Director Laura Gourley at 913.856.0978 or [email protected]