August 12, 2022

(Update) Council Approves First Reading of 2023 Budget; Will Hold Second Budget Hearing Aug. 29

(UPDATE 8/18/2022)

Last evening (August 17), the Rapid City Council approved first reading of the City's 2023 budget and set Monday, August 29 for further discussion and possible action on the budget.  The session is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall.  The public is invited.

RAPID CITY—The Rapid City Council will convene a budget hearing and first reading of the 2023 City budget next Wednesday (August 17) at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall.  The session is open to the public.

             The 2023 City budget proposal will be presented to the Rapid City Council by Mayor Steve Allender in a special session scheduled for Monday (August 15) at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Although a quorum of the Council may be present, no votes will be taken during the 5:30 p.m. special session. The session will take place ahead of the Council’s regularly-scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m.

            By state law, the City Council must approve two formal ‘readings’ of the budget by September 30 each year. At Wednesday’s first budget hearing and reading, the Council may discuss if additional hearings are needed and the date for the Council’s second reading of the budget.

AT A GLANCE…(updated)


Second budget discussion on 2023 City budget


Wednesday (August 29), 5:30 p.m.


Council Chambers, City Hall, 300 Sixth Street

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