Priority-based Budgeting (PBB) is a process used by municipalities to establish their larger community values, and budget accordingly to those values, while providing flexibility in order to meet the changing needs of the community. In utilizing the PBB approach for the 2011 budget process, the City of Boulder will develop a strategic budget that both reflects our community values and ensures that residents will continue to receive a high level of city services. The first step in implementing PBB is to identify the city's goals or "results" which serve as high-level, overarching objectives for the city organization and are representative of the community priorities. “Results” should:
Priority-based Budgeting will help the City of
Following the establishment of the city's results, two separate public meetings were held to inform the public about the new budgeting process and engage the community in identifying result definitions. Based on the feedback received at the public meetings, the draft result definitions have been revised.
The City would like your feedback on these “results.” Next steps will include prioritizing program based on these “results.” It is important that all voices in the community are heard on the Priority-based Budgeting process. Before providing input, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the citywide results and their definitions. The results and their definitions were developed collaboratively between City Council, city staff and community members.
Priority-based Budgeting Survey
Please use the link below to provide input and comments about the "results" and the "result definitions."
Budget Savings Ideas
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