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Budget Advisory Commission

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The Budget Advisory Commission’s mission is to ensure the long-term fiscal health of the City of Brooklyn Park by providing strategic direction to the Council.

Projections and measurements are used to establish priorities that align with the City’s Strategic Plan, ensuring resources are invested appropriately to meet the vision and mission of the City.

Learn about the budget process

Roles and duties

The Budget Advisory Commission is for you if you like numbers and like to analyze things. Here is what you do:
  • Review all budgets of the City and long range plans and recommend solutions during challenging years 
  • Review results of city surveys, goals
  • Help the City Council prioritize city services when Brooklyn Park stakeholders have competing demands
  • Review historical and future trends of city revenues and expenditures
  • Help assess if the city leadership is efficiently managing and allocating the community’s resources


Nine citizens representing the city at-large


One staff liaison, one City Council liaison


Three years


Fourth Tuesday of the month, 7:00 p.m. Does not meet in July and December.

Time commitment (approximate)

Four to six hours per month

Commission members

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NameJob TitlePhoneContact
*Green, LaTonia Finance Director/ Staff Liaison 763-493-8150 
Girtz, Jacki Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Murphy, Kathryn Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Paynter, Mark Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Pone, Eric Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Simons, Tanya Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Wako, Teshite Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Winkler, Jesse Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Winston, Hollies Budget Advisory Commissioner  
Wright, Julia Budget Advisory Commissioner  
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Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

Contact the Finance Department



Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Budget Advisory Commission #167

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Budget Advisory Commission #166

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Budget Advisory Commission #165

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