City Budget Plan Now Available for Public Review

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – A series of community public meetings are scheduled for each district, and City Manager Peter Zanoni encourages Corpus Christi residents to attend in their districts and share their input of Corpus Christi’s Proposed Budget Plan. The $1.2 billion Fiscal Year 2022 Proposed Annual Operating and Capital Budget reflects the City’s continued commitment to providing public services, programs, and infrastructure to help enhance the quality of life for Corpus Christi residents. The funds are based on City functions such as Public Safety, Streets, Parks, Infrastructure Maintenance and Planning Planning for or the future of the City.

“For or the the third year in a row, we are increasing investment in the critical infrastructure and quality-of-life assets including streets, public safety, parks, neighborhoods, and our utilities (water, wastewater, stormwater, and gas),” Zanoni said.

During August and September, Zanoni welcomes the public to attend end the the in-person or online public input sessions for or the Proposed 2021-2022 Budget.

A public hearing on the FY 2021-2022 Proposed City Operating Budget will be held on August t 31, 2021, during the Council meeting 11:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas.

This budget will increase ease total property taxes from last year’s budget by $7,328,221 (General Fund $4,794,133, Debt Service Fund $2,143,414, Residential Street Reconstruction Fund $390,674), or 5.6%, and of that amount an estimated $2,993,987 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the to the tax roll this year.

The community public meetings in each district will provide brief opening remarks and a budget video, with most of the time reserved for a question and answer session. All meetings begin at 6 p.m. for the following dates.

  • Monday, August 9 – District 1: Owen Hopkins Library
  • Wednesday, August 11 – District 2: Lindale Senior Center
  • Thursday, August 12 – District 3: Water Utilities Choke Canyon Room
  • Monday, August 16 – District 4: Ethel Eyerly Senior Senior Center
  • Wednesday, August 18 – District 5: Veterans Memorial High School -Teaching Theater
  • Tuesday, August 31 – 1st Public Hearing on the FY 2021-2022 Proposed City Operating Budget, City Council Chambers, 1201 Leopard Street
  • Tuesday, September 7 – 2nd Reading and Adoption of Proposed Operating and Capital Budget

The complete proposed plans for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year in its entirety are available at city public libraries or

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