Public Input & Community Engagement

FY 2021-2023 Proposed Policy Budget


The Mayor and City Council welcome community suggestions, comments, and questions on the Fiscal Year 2021-23 Policy Budget. Community input is a key element of the budget development process. Residents are encouraged to contact their Councilmember by email or telephone. In addition, several public meetings are held to review the budget and provide an opportunity for input and questions. The Budget season kicked off with the initial retreat held virtually on March 30, 2021.

District 1

CM Dan Kalb

Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Via Zoom

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District 2

CM Nikki Fortunato Bas

Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Time: 4:30 PM

Location: Lincoln Square Park via Facebook Live

District 3

CM Carroll Fife

Date: Friday, May 21, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Via Zoom

District 4

CM Sheng Thao

Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Via Zoom

District 5

CM Noel Gallo

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Via Zoom

Passcode: 739652

District 6

CM Loren Taylor

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Online

Registration Link:

Recording of D6 Budget TownHall:

District 7

CM Treva Reid

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Via Online


City Council Budget meetings are held at Oakland City Hall, One Frank Ogawa Plaza, 3rd Floor; and may be viewed on KTOP – TV 10. Given the current pandemic and to adhere to social distancing guidelines, the City Council meetings have been held virtually via Zoom. You may access and join the City Council Meetings, view the City Council calendar, meeting agendas, minutes, and recordings on the City’s Legistar web portal (

Dates and times of the City Council Budget Meetings:

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Via Zoom - link above

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Time: TBD

Location: Via Zoom - link above