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Get Involved: The ATL Budget

ATL Budget is a civic engagement project in partnership with Atlanta Civic CircleCanopy AtlantaCapital B Atlanta, and the Center for Civic Innovation to help you understand where your tax dollars will go — and how you can have a say about it.

How Will Atlanta Spend Your Tax Dollars? Read Our Budget Explainer.

City Politics

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Why Council Members Are Challenging Dickens Over Proposed Transportation Funding Cut

What We Learned From Atlanta Police’s Proposed Budget Presentation

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Important Dates This Month

Dates Budget Happs
June 6Leaders from the Department of Parks and Recreation will present their proposed budget. There will also be public hearings about property taxes and the budget from 6 to 7 p.m. | Watch Live
June 7The departments of labor, city planning, and finance present their proposed budgets.  | Watch Live
June 14The City Council will hold public hearings addressing the city’s tax millage or rate that affects property taxes from noon to 12:30 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. | Watch Live
June 20The City Council meets to approve the budget | Watch Live
June 28Mayor Dickens approves or vetoes the budget for FY 2024, which will go into effect on July 1.
*Dates may change