Oaklanders deserve to know what is in the budget and how it is made.

Open Budget: Oakland takes current and past budget data published by the City of Oakland and sums up the information in easy-to-read charts. We want to help people look at the city's budget themselves. To learn more, check out the Open Budget: Oakland API.

"A Just Recovery": The Mayor's Proposed Policy Budget

The Mayor's Office released the proposed policy budget for the upcoming 2-year budget cycle on May 7, 2021. Follow the link to dive in.

Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Town halls are being scheduled now; register for your district or ask your councilmember.

Register for District 2's Budget Town Hall on May 12th at 4:30pm in Lincoln Square Park, 11th & Alice Street, Chinatown.

Register for District 4's Budget Listening Tour with the City Finance Department on May 13th at 5:30pm (on Zoom).

District 6 will have a budget town hall on May 15th at 10am, location TBD.

Re-imagining Public Safety

The City Council voted to create The Re-imagining Public Safety Task Force on July 28, 2020. The task force will look at how money might be spent helping and healing people in trouble instead of citing them.