Approaching budget season, Rollingwood City Council unanimously voted to approve the tentative budget and tax rate calendar for fiscal year 2020-21 during a May 20 meeting.

The calendar was based on the timeline historically utilized by the city, according to to Council Member Gavin Masingill.

The approved budget calendar is as follows:

May 14: Council liaison attended the initial budget meeting.

May 20: Council voted to approve the FY 2020-21 budget and tax rate calendar.

May 21: Staff members received budget worksheets.

June 1: City staff will undergo budget meetings.

June 17: Council will hold the first budget workshop to review the base budget.

July 6: Council must submit all exceptional items or additional funding.

July 15: Council will host the second budget workshop to present exceptional items, set a date for the proposed tax rate public hearing and more.

July 25: The city will receive certified estimates from Travis Central Appraisal District.

July 27: Rollingwood will communicate to Travis County that the city will be using the certified estimate.

Aug. 7: The city will publish a website notice for the community.

Aug. 14: City secretary will present final budget draft.

Aug. 19: The city will hold its third budget workshop to hold public hearings and vote on the proposed tax rate.

Sept. 16: The final budget workshop will be held to vote and adopt the FY 2020-21 budget and tax rate.