Ask the Budget Guy

Public Input Sought on Irving City Budget

Residents are invited to provide input on the fiscal year 2016-17 budget to help shape the future of the City of Irving. Comments can be made to the City Council on any aspect of the budget, including property tax rates, water and sewer rates, and sanitation fees. Various methods for providing input are available prior to the budget adoption in September.

Online Input
Residents can provide input on the budget during upcoming public hearings, scheduled for 7 p.m., June 9 and June 23, during the regular City Council Meetings. Two additional hearings will be held to comment on the proposed budget following the budget retreat in August. Adoption of the budget is scheduled for Sept. 22.

Additional comments can be made to the city council online on any aspect of the budget using the Ask the Budget Guy input form. The service offers accurate information regarding financial matters and direct access to the “Budget Guy.”

Residents also can submit questions to the Budget Guy regarding the FY 2016-17 budget by sending an email to The Budget Guy will respond to all questions and post answers to the city’s website. Submitted questions and comments are subject to editing for content, tone and clarity.