Aug. 17: Public Safety Police, Fire, Emergency Medical Services, Municipal Court.
Aug. 24: Youth, Family, and Neighborhood Vitality: Parks and Recreation; Austin Public Library; Health and Human Services; Planning, Environmental and Conservation Services.
Aug. 31: Sustainable Community Sustainability Fund; Housing; Public Works and Transportation; Watershed Protection.
Sept. 7: Affordability Austin Energy; Water and Wastewater; Solid Waste Services; Support Services.
This last episode will also include a public hearing on the proposed 10% increase in the Drainage Fee, along with a "revenue update," which is when Garza announces he's found a few million more for the council to spend, as happened last year to produce the Social Equity Initiative.
Mon-Wed, Sept. 11-13 The council meets on three days in a row to adopt the budget on first, second, and third readings. The budget passed on Day 3 won't be the same as the one considered on Day 1, as last-minute horse trading livens up the proceedings.