Make Oakland Better Now! and the East Bay Young Democrats Present: Make Oakland Work Better Now! Overhauling Oakland’s Budget

In the weeks and months ahead, our Mayor and City Council will be making critical budget decisions that will have a profound impact to Oakland citizens for years to come. Join us. Become informed. Make your voice heard.

Our guest speakers will include:

  • Courtney Ruby, City Auditor
  • John Russo, City Attorney
  • Ignacio de la Fuente, City Council Finance & Management Committee Chair

Items of discussion will include:

  • Establishing a Rainy Day Fund
  • Paying for pensions
  • Instituting a performance based budget
  • Reforming the budget process, more specifically how to pay for city services in a permanent financial crisis

When:              Sunday, February 20, 2011

Time:                2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where:             Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church, 3534 Lakeshore Avenue (directions)

Immediately following the presentations and discussions, Make Oakland Better Now! will have a brief business meeting, as required by MOBN!’s Articles of Association, then informal cocktails at Easy Lounge,  3255 Lakeshore Avenue.

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2 responses to “Make Oakland Better Now! and the East Bay Young Democrats Present: Make Oakland Work Better Now! Overhauling Oakland’s Budget

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