The budget of a Government is the technical tool that reflects the values, goals, objectives and priorities of a Government and its elected officials. If you want to understand how your elected officials have decided to allocate resources but also the origin of the revenues, you are more than welcome to attend the live online CAO City Budget Training:

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The training will be available live on our Facebook page at during the hours above. If you can’t watch live, the video will remain in the Videos section of the EmpowerLA Facebook page.

 The City Administrative Officer (CAO) provides internal and centralized services to the Mayor, City Council, and City departments and is at the heart of the budget process.

If you have a question during the training, you can ask it live via Facebook, via email ( or via text message (text ASKCAO to 555-888). If your answer is not provided during the training, we will publish a document with all the questions and answers after the training.