City of Columbia Missouri City Manager's Office

P.O. BOX 6015 COLUMBIA, MO 65205


July 21, 2020

CONTACT: Brian Adkisson
Communications and Marketing Manager
Community Relations
City of Columbia

City manager to present FY 2021 budget message, Friday, July 24

(COLUMBIA, MO) - Columbia City Manager John Glascock will deliver the annual budget message and recommendations for fiscal year 2021 on Friday, July 24, at 10 a.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall. The proposed budget will cover the time period of Oct. 1, 2020, through Sept. 30, 2021.

Due to COVID-19, residents are encouraged to view the City Manager’s presentation by watching the live broadcast. Limited seating is available for members of the media. Social distancing measures will be in place.

Community members will have the opportunity to make public comment at three upcoming City Council meetings before the budget is adopted:
  • Monday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. (Public hearing)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. (Public hearing - meeting on Tuesday due to the Labor Day holiday)
  • Monday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. (Public hearing and adoption)
A Council work session will be held Thursday, Aug. 13, beginning at 9 a.m. Staff will provide a deeper look into the proposed budget and answer questions from Council. The public is invited to attend.

The budget message, Council meetings and the work session will all be broadcast live on Spectrum/Charter channel 992, Mediacom channel 80, CenturyLink Prism TV channel 96 and streamed live on

A copy of the proposed budget will be available on beginning Friday, July 24, after 11 a.m. Printed copies of the proposed budget will also be available for review in the lobby of City Hall, 701 E. Broadway.

City of Columbia Vision
Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

City of Columbia Mission
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.