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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Mayor Mike Rawlings will host the City’s first budget town hall via our virtual technology, including Twitter and Periscope AT 6:00 p.m. Thursday. The goal is to reach residents through traditional and social media resources so he can answer their questions and provide insight into the upcoming year’s proposed budget.

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“I’m excited to engage Dallas residents on social media about their top priorities in the ongoing budget process,” Mayor Rawlings said. “I’ve been traveling around the city to traditional town hall meetings and this forum will help us reach an even wider audience of constituents.”

Here are the numbers for those would like to call in:

– Participant toll free number: 855-269-4484

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– Spanish toll free number: 888-410-3427

To tweet a question, do so @Mike_Rawlings starting at 5:30 p.m. the evening of the town hall.

Twitter users will also find a Periscope link @Mike_Rawlings and @1500Marilla.

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