Committee to Hear Budget Submissions from the City’s Housing and Information Technology Departments on Tuesday – Pasadena Now

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The Pasadena City Council’s Economic Development and Technology Committee will hear budget submissions from the Department of Housing and the Department of Information Technology for fiscal year 2023, as well as requests for budget improvements, on Tuesday, May 17. as various City Council committees. continue budget workshops as part of the budget process.

According to a city staff report, the housing department is seeking a budget of $39.3 million.

Some of the significant changes from the 2022 budget, as noted in the report, include a planned staff increase of 5.7%.

The Department of Information Technology’s budget recommendation for 2023 is a total of $21.6 million, a 1.2% increase over this year’s budget. Preliminary report shows a 7.4% increase in services and supplies, a 3.9% increase in internal service charges, a 16% increase in operating transfer, which primarily involves interfund transfers for the program fiber in the city, and a 12% reduction in the Department’s operating costs.

The EDTech committee meeting will also address up to $13.3 million in total budget improvement requests for various city departments.

Budget improvement requests include maintenance expenditures associated with new programs that City departments and agencies are pursuing.

During this series of budget workshops, each department or office explains in detail its budget recommendation for the upcoming fiscal year to encourage feedback and suggestions from members of the host committee as well as the general public.

To access the virtual meeting, members of the public are invited to look through http://pasadena.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=9 and www.pasadenamedia.org.

Public comments can be accepted through this webpage, www.cityofpasadena.net/commissions/public-commentfor consideration at the next meeting.

Comments may also be submitted in advance by email to [email protected].

The EDTech committee meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.

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