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Budget Committee

  • About the Budget Committee

    This committee consists of the Mayor, six Council members and the seven-member volunteer Finance Committee, who are citizens appointed by the City Council.

    The Budget Committee has the legal authority to change any portion of the proposed budget and is responsible to pass the City's approved budget.

    Budget Committee meetings take place annually, usually in April or May, in the City Hall Conference Center. 

    Read more about the City's Budget process

    Budget Committee meetings

  • April 20, 2021 - Budget Committee Meeting #1

    A public meeting of the Gresham Budget Committee will be held on April 20 at 6:00 pm, at which time the fiscal year 2021/22 budget document will be considered by the Budget Committee. 

    Budget documents will be available by the conclusion of the first Budget Committee meeting on April 20.

    How to participate

    In conformance with the governor’s limitations on public gatherings, the meeting will be conducted electronically using Zoom, an online meeting platform. The meeting structure is consistent with the governor’s Executive Order No. 20-16.

    Public comments during COVID-19 pandemic

    Please note the updated process for providing public comments during virtual Budget Committee meetings:

    • Written testimony: Must be received 24 hours in advance of the Budget Committee meeting to the City Recorder at Susanjoy.Wright@GreshamOregon.gov.
    • Oral testimony: If you plan to provide oral public testimony, you must register your name, email address, phone number and subject matter to City Recorder via email to Susanjoy.Wright@GreshamOregon.gov 24 hours in advance of the Budget Committee meeting.

    Persons who desire to provide comments regarding the hearing on possible use of Oregon Revenue Sharing Funds should submit separate testimony, following the same procedures as described above.

    Persons who desire to provide testimony and are unable to provide written comments in advance or are otherwise unable to access the meeting via Zoom are encouraged to notify the City 24 hours in advance of the meeting so that the City can provide alternate arrangements.

    Persons desiring translation services for this meeting must contact Alex Logue by 5:00 pm Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Alex.Logue@GreshamOregon.gov.

    Meeting login, call-in and Zoom support information will be provided by April 19.

    For more information about the Budget Committee or about this meeting, contact Sharron Monohon, Budget and Finance Director, at 503-618-2890 or Sharron.Monohon@GreshamOregon.gov.

    April 27, 2021 - Budget Committee Meeting #2

    A public meeting of the Gresham Budget Committee will be held on April 27 at 6:00 pm, at which time the fiscal year 2021/22 budget document will be considered by the Budget Committee. 

    Budget documents will be available by the conclusion of the first Budget Committee meeting on April 20.

    How to participate

    In conformance with the governor’s limitations on public gatherings, the meeting will be conducted electronically using Zoom, an online meeting platform. The meeting structure is consistent with the governor’s Executive Order No. 20-16.

    Public comments during COVID-19 pandemic

    Please note the updated process for providing public comments during virtual Budget Committee meetings:

    • Written testimony: Must be received 24 hours in advance of the Budget Committee meeting to the City Recorder at Susanjoy.Wright@GreshamOregon.gov.
    • Oral testimony: If you plan to provide oral public testimony, you must register your name, email address, phone number and subject matter to City Recorder via email to Susanjoy.Wright@GreshamOregon.gov 24 hours in advance of the Budget Committee meeting.

    Persons who desire to provide testimony and are unable to provide written comments in advance or are otherwise unable to access the meeting via Zoom are encouraged to notify the City 24 hours in advance of the meeting so that the City can provide alternate arrangements.

    Persons desiring translation services for this meeting must contact Alex Logue by 5:00 pm Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Alex.Logue@GreshamOregon.gov.

    Meeting login, call-in and Zoom support information will be provided by April 19.

    For more information about the Budget Committee or about this meeting, contact Sharron Monohon, Budget and Finance Director, at 503-618-2890 or Sharron.Monohon@GreshamOregon.gov.

    April 29, 2021 - Budget Committee Meeting #3 (if needed)

    This date has been identified as a placeholder for an additional budget committee meeting if needed. If needed, a public meeting of the Gresham Budget Committee will be held on April 29 at 6:00 pm. 

    Budget documents will be available by the conclusion of the first Budget Committee meeting on April 20.

    How to participate

    In conformance with the governor’s limitations on public gatherings, the meeting will be conducted electronically using Zoom, an online meeting platform. The meeting structure is consistent with the governor’s Executive Order No. 20-16.

    Public comments during COVID-19 pandemic

    Please note the updated process for providing public comments during virtual Budget Committee meetings:

    • Written testimony: Must be received 24 hours in advance of the Budget Committee meeting to the City Recorder at Susanjoy.Wright@GreshamOregon.gov.
    • Oral testimony: If you plan to provide oral public testimony, you must register your name, email address, phone number and subject matter to City Recorder via email to Susanjoy.Wright@GreshamOregon.gov 24 hours in advance of the Budget Committee meeting.

    Persons who desire to provide testimony and are unable to provide written comments in advance or are otherwise unable to access the meeting via Zoom are encouraged to notify the City 24 hours in advance of the meeting so that the City can provide alternate arrangements.

    Persons desiring translation services for this meeting must contact Alex Logue by 5:00 pm Monday, April 26, 2021 at Alex.Logue@GreshamOregon.gov.

    Meeting login, call-in and Zoom support information will be provided by April 19.

    For more information about the Budget Committee or about this meeting, contact Sharron Monohon, Budget and Finance Director, at 503-618-2890 or Sharron.Monohon@GreshamOregon.gov.