(WICHITA, Kan.) — For the first time, Wichita residents can tweet or Facebook budget questions to the City of Wichita. The city is hoping to enhance and encourage more public engagement and social media sites are one way to reach constituents.
The Twitter town hall meetings are scheduled for Thursday June 28 and Wednesday July 18. To tweet budget questions, make sure to use the hashtag #wichitabudget, and budget staffers will provide responses.
Residents can also submit questions to the City of Wichita Facebook page.
If you prefer meeting face to face, the city will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget Wednesday June 26th at 6 p.m. At city hall.
After hearing from the public and the council, City Manager Robert Layton will present his budget proposal at the July 17th city council meeting. The council will vote on the 2013-14 budget at its August 14th meeting.