Seattle City Council budget committee hosting public hearing Oct. 27

Next week, the Seattle City Council’s Select Budget Committee will conduct a public hearing to solicit public comment on: (1) the city’s 2021 General Revenue Sources, including a possible property tax levy increase; and (2) Mayor Jenny Durkan’s 2021 Proposed Budget and 2021-2026 Capital Improvement Program.

 The remote public hearing will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27.

The hearing will continue until all those remotely present to provide public comment have participated.

Those wishing to provide public comment must sign up online at

Individual comments will be limited to two minutes or less.

This hearing will be featured live on Seattle Channel 21 and webcast live at

The Mayor’s 2021 Proposed Budget and accompanying 2021-2026 Proposed Capital Improvement Program is available online at 

To purchase a printed copy of the proposed budget or CIP, please contact Zebra Printing, 206-223-1800.

For questions regarding the Mayor’s proposed 2021 budget, contact Jeanette Blankenship of the City Budget Office, or 206-615-0087.

For information related to the City Council’s review of the proposed budget, CIP and general revenue sources, visit or contact Council Central Staff Executive Assistant Paddy Wigren, or 206-386-1381.


Written Comments

Written comments on the Mayor’s 2021 Proposed Budget will be received up to the date the Council adopts the final budget on or before Nov. 23.

Comments can be mailed to:

Seattle City Council

Attn: Budget Public Comment

PO Box 34025

Seattle, WA 98124;

or e-mail: