Finance Committee

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

To submit written public comment on an agenda item, please send an email to finance@portlandmaine.gov. Submissions must be received by 12:00 PM the day before the Finance Committee meeting to guarantee their inclusion in the agenda packet. 

All submissions must include the commenter's name and legal address. To help ensure your comment is published under the correct item, please include the name of the agenda item as well.

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FY2023 Budget Calendar

Thursday, April 14th, 2022 - Finance Committee 5PM - 2nd Joint City/School Finance Committee meeting
Monday, April 25th, 2022 - City Council 5PM

- City Manager Recommended Budget Presentation and referral to Finance Committee
Thursday, April 28th, 2022 - Finance Committee 5PM - Review of CM Recommended Budget begins
Monday, May 2nd, 2022 - City Council 5PM - 1st read of Board of Education Recommended Budget
Thursday, May 5th, 2022 - Finance Committee 5PM - Continued review of CM Recommended Budget.
Thursday, May 12th, 2022 - Finance Committee 5PM - Continued review of CM Recommended Budget.
Monday, May 16th, 2022 - City Council 5PM - 1st read of Finance Committee Recommended Budget and Public Hearing, 2nd read and vote on Board of Education Recommended Budget
Thursday, May 19th, 2022 - Finance Committee 5PM - Continued review of CM Recommended Budget.
Thursday, May 26th, 2022 - Finance Committee 5PM - Continued review of CM Recommended Budget, Public Hearing & vote.
Monday, June 6th, 2022 - City Council 5PM - 2nd read and vote on Finance Committee recommended budget and Public Hearing

FY2023 Budget Documents

FY23 City Manager's Recommended Budget Blue Book Summary



FY2022 Budget Documents

FY22 Appropriation Resolve
FY22 City Manager's Recommended Budget Blue Book Summary
FY22 City of Portland Budget - Expenditure Summary by Department

FY2021 Budget Documents


FY21 Appropriation Resolve
FY21 City Manager's Recommended Budget Blue Book Summary
FY21 Recommended Budget Snapshot

FY2020 Budget Documents


FY20 Appropriation Resolve
FY20 Finance Committee Recommended Budget Yellow Book
FY20 City Manager's Recommended Budget Blue Book

 

Members

  • Mark Dion, Chair
  • April Fournier
  • Anna Trevorrow
  • Kate Snyder (Ex Officio/Non-Voting)
The staff coordinator is the Finance Director, Brendan T. O'Connell.

About the Board


The Finance Committee reviews the city manager’s recommended operating and capital budgets and the school superintendent’s operating budget and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding those budgets.This committee will also review and recommend to the full council any borrowing authorizations, financial policies, and contracts not under the purview of the city manager.

The Finance Committee will serve as the audit committee, reviewing the annual audit and ensuring that the auditor’s comments as contained in the management letter are addressed.

If you would like to send your written comments to the city manager’s office, you can send an email.